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Mrs. John Lee Carroll
Date: 1892
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Medium: Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: Overall: 2 1/4 x 1 7/8 in. ( 5.7 x 4.8 cm )
Credit Line: Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 1905.36
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Marks: signed: lower right: "Paillet/1892"

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Mary Carter Thompson (ca. 1845-1899), the daughter of Judge Lucas P. Thompson of Staunton, Virginia, became the second wife of John Lee Carroll (1830-1911) in 1877. A native of Maryland, Carroll served as a state senator and from 1876 to 1880 was governor of the state.