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Mrs. John Quincy Adams Wearing Bonnet Made by Sophia Woodhouse Wells of Wethersfield
1947
Draftsman:Drawn by HH Art Studios Inc. , American
Drawing; ink and gouache with graphite on white wove paper mounted to board
Primary Dimensions (height x width): 15 x 21 7/8in. (38.1 x 55.6cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Richard Koopman and Mr. & Mrs. Bernard Schiro
Description: Drawing of two people representing President and Mrs. John Quincy Adams coming out of a building and getting into a carriage. The man is holding a hat in his hand and assisting the woman as she comes down the stairs. She is wearing a hat and a ruffled jacket.
Use Note: Original drawing number 41 of a series of 53 done for G. Fox & Co.'s 100th Anniversary. The drawings appeared in The Hartford Courant as full size advertisements on Sundays from December 29, 1946 to December 29, 1947. The drawing was later published in a book: G. Fox & Co. A Century in Connecticut. Hartford, 1948, p.41.
Inscription: Hand-written in pencil on tissue paper cover sheet, "please / remove / traces of / nailpolish / on her hands".
Object Number: 1980.93.26
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