Mrs. Frederick Edey (1872-1940)

Object Number: 
1905.69
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. ( 6.7 x 5.4 cm )
Marks: 
signed and dated: "Paillet/ 1892"
Gallery Label: 
Sarah Birdsall Otis was born in Bellport, Long Island, the daughter of James and Mary Adelia (Ludlum) Otis. She was an active campaigner for women's suffrage and long associated with Girl Scouts of America; she served as president of the latter organization from 1930 until 1935. Her husband, Frederick Edey, was a member of the New York Stock Exchange.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
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Creative: Tronvig Group