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Woodbury, The Leigh Residence


View of the children of the Leigh family and their friends playing in front of "Woodbury," the residence of George Singleton Leigh (1799-1843), located in in St. Mary's County, Maryland. The children play in distinct groups of boys and girls in front of a wooden fence and a line of trees that separates them from the house in the background.



circa 1840


Watercolor and pen and ink on cream wove paper laid down on mat board


12 7/8 H x 17 1/8 inches

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Gift of Mrs. Lucy Leigh Bowie

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