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Title Maria Malvina "Nia" Sawyer Chase and Jewell Sperry Chase
Catalog Number P2001.1.142
Accession number 2000.3
Object Name cabinet card
Description Gelatin print on Cabinet Card mount of "Nia" Sawyer Chase and Jewell Sperry Chase.
Date 1890-1891
People Chase, Maria Malvina "Nia" Sawyer
Meredith, Jewell Sperry Chase
Subjects Group Photographs
Mothers & children
Photographer Ely, Cook
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Catalog date 2004-09-08
Cataloged by Cross, Scott
Neg # 20657
Notes Thumb-print view of Maria Malvina "Nia" Sawyer Chase holding her daughter Jewell Sperry Chase. She wears a light colored dress with lace collar and mutton sleeves. Jewell is wearing a white infant's dressing gown. Slightly diffent pose, but taken at the same time as several other images of mother and daughter. Nia Sawyer was born on July 18, 1865 in Fond du Lac, WI. She was the daughter of Edgar P. and Mary Jewell Sawyer. She attended Oshkosh schools and the Oshkosh Normal School. She married Charles Curry Chase June 2, 1886. She was active in her father's companies; the Sawyer Company, Wisconsin Delaware Company and Sawyer Cattle Company in Texas. She had three daughters that survived; Jewell Chase Meredith; Elanor Chase Fatio and Charlotte Chase Fenton. She lived her last year in Palm Beach, Florida and died at the family's summer home on Lake Butte de Morte "Waldwic" in 1935. Jewell married Roy Meredith in 1912 and died in Chicago in 1935.
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