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Francis Schroeder

ca. 1849 Richard Morell Staigg Born: Leeds, England 1817 Died: Newport, Rhode Island 1881 watercolor and pencil on paperboard 9 5/8 x 7 1/8 in. (24.3 x 18.0 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase 1976.34.2 Not currently on view


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Francis Schroeder served as the U.S. minister to Sweden and Norway from 1849 to 1857. The portraits of Francis and his wife, Caroline Schroeder, were passed down through the Schroeder family, and were at one point owned by Sara Franklin Schroeder, the great-great-great-granddaughter of Benjamin Franklin.

Keywords

Portrait male - Schroeder, Francis - knee length

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

pencil

paperboard

About Richard Morell Staigg

Born: Leeds, England 1817 Died: Newport, Rhode Island 1881

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