|Title||Miss Ida Lewis, the Heroine of Newport|
|Artist||Bush, Charles Green, 1842-1909|
|Date||1869, July 31|
|Description||Adult female subject; full body standing portrait of Miss Ida Lewis; she is turned 3/4th to her right; she gazes at the viewer; her arms are crossed; her hair is pinned up; she wears earrings, a necklace, a shawl, and a dress; she is surrounded by rocks, flying seagulls, and a ship is visible in right background|
|Material||Ink; Thin Paper (Newspaper)|
|Technique||Engraving/ Wood Engraving|
|Dimensions||H-27.6 W-23.2 cm|
|Credit line||Gift of Beatrice Greenough|
1961, December 15 - Gift of Beatrice Greenough
The Greenough Estate Collection, including 25 cartons of books and over thirty prints and drawings, was given to the Redwood Library on December 15, 1961 by Beatrice Goelet Greenough (1908-1984) soon after the death of her only child, Gabrielle Ladd (1936-1960). Beatrice was the daughter of William Greenough (1874-1949) and Charlotte Warren (1885-1954) who collected most of the artwork herself. Charlotte was assisted by her father, Whitney Warren, who had donated a scrapbook of his architectural drawings to the Redwood Library.
Beatrice Greenough of Prescott Farm, a Portsmouth, RI resident for many years, died 24 April,1984. She left an uncle, Whitney Warren of San Francisco and two cousins, Michael Lloyd Reeves of Newport and Reginald Reeves of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.
|Inscription Location||Below Print|
|Inscriptions and Marks||
Miss Ida Lewis, the Heroine of Newport. -- Phot. by Manchester Brothers, Providence, R.I. - 1869
this part was erased from this clipping after R.I. "- [See Page 484.]"
|Collection||Works on Paper - Greenough Collection|
Greenough, Beatrice, 1908-1984
Bush, Charles Green, 1842-1909
Lewis, Ida, 1842-1911
|Notes||Same as RLC.PAP.Webster.072. The name of the newspaper is not legible. Date and place: "New York, Saturday, July 31, 1869". [not listed on original inventory].|
|Related Publications||Harper's Weekly, July 31, 1869, 481 (Title Page) (Vol. XIII - No. 657)|