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Mrs. Oliver Harriman, Jr. (1873-1950)
Date: ca. 1900
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Medium: Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: Overall: 3 3/8 x 2 5/8 in. ( 8.6 x 6.7 cm )
Credit Line: Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 1905.96
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Marks: inscribed: on card backing: "Mrs. Oliver Harriman, Jr. /(Miss Grace Carley)/by/Meave T. Gedney" signed: left: "Meave T. Gedney"

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Grace Carley of Louisville, Kentucky, was married to Oliver Harriman on January 28, 1891. While her husband ran a successful business as a stockbroker, Mrs. Harriman took an active interest in charity lotteries and served as president of the National Conference on Legalizing Lotteries. She was also president at one time of the Camp Fire Girls, and was a member of the Southern Women's Democratic Club.