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Mrs. William Leete Stone, Sr. (1798-1852)

Object Number: 
1949.37
Date: 
ca.1820
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 5/16 x 2 5/8 in. ( 8.4 x 6.7 cm )
Marks: 
Inscribed: on back:"My Grandmother/Mrs. Wm. Leete Stone/on ivory, painted/by Rogers"
Gallery Label: 
Susannah Pritchard Wayland was the daughter of the Rev. Francis and Sarah (Moore) Wayland of Saratoga Springs, New York. She was the sister of Francis Wayland (1796-1865) who became the president of Brown University. She married William Leete Stone, Sr., in 1817. This miniature was probably painted shortly after her marriage.
Credit Line: 
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Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group