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Catherine Augusta McEvers Birckhead


Half-length portrait of Catherine Augusta McEvers Birckhead (1795-1868), wife of Hugh McCulloch Birckhead (1788-1853). She has dark straight hair parted at center and she wears a dark V-necked dress with fichu, brooch at breast, green shawl, and white veil with tassels.


circa 1845


Gouache and watercolor

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Gift of Mrs. William Duncan McKim

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