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Mrs. John R. Drexel Sr. (?-1947)
Date: ca. 1895
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Medium: Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: Overall: 4 1/8 x 2 3/4 in. ( 10.5 x 7 cm )
Credit Line: Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 1905.66
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Marks: engraved on back of case: "Mrs. John R. Drexel"

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Alice Gordon Troth of Philadelphia was the daughter of William Penn Troth and Clara Sharpless (Townsend) Troth. Her husband was the son of Anthony J. Drexel, founder of the Drexel Institute in Philadelphia.


"Beauty's Legacy: Gilded Age Portraits in America," New-York Historical Society, September 27, 2013-March 9, 2014.