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Arthur Commerford and Edith Wetmore papers on Stuart's Washington Portrait at the Colony House

Collection Overview

Title:Arthur Commerford and Edith Wetmore papers on Stuart's Washington Portrait at the Colony House
Date range:1939 July 17 - 1940 May 24, undated
Creator:Commerford, Arthur B., 1865-1942
Extent:approximately 25 items
Abstract:The bulk of this collection comprises of correspodence between Arthur B. Commerford and Edith Wetmore as they make efforts to reclaim the George Washington portrait by Gilbert Stuart back into the Colony House after its relocation to the Newport County Courthouse.
Language of materials:English
Repository:Newport Historical Society
Collection number:MS.FIC.2013.6