The subjects of this miniature were the daughter and granddaughter of John Hone, a wealthy New York merchant. Catherine Hone (1810-1841) married Charles Alexander Clinton on May 3, 1827, and they had five children. Catherine S. is probably the child represented in this picture.
Purchase, The Louis Durr Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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