Margaret Reeves Carson (1875-1967)

Margaret Reeves Carson (1875-1967)
Title
Margaret Reeves Carson (1875-1967)
Date 
1895
Medium 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 7 x 5.7 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number 
1905.38
Marks 
signed: left: "Weidner" inscribed: on card backing: "Carl & Fredrika Weidner, N.Y. 1895"
Gallery Label 
Margaret ("Rita") Carson was the daughter of G. Assheton Carson and Elizabeth H. (Reeves) Carson of Philadelphia. She was considered one of belles of her day in the early years of the 20th century and was very much a part of New York, Newport, and Bar Harbor society, as well as that of Philadelphia.
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Creative: Tronvig Group