The subject was the daughter of Alexander Van Rensselaer (1814-78) and his second wife, Louisa (Barnewell) Van Rensselaer. She married the Rev. James Le Baron Johnson, assistant rector of Grace Church and chaplain of the New York Fire Department, on April 26, 1899. They separated shortly thereafter.
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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