Answered By: Deborah Kelley-Milburn
Last Updated: Jul 15, 2015     Views: 199

The painting of Harry Elkins Widener that hangs over the fireplace in the Widener Memorial Room was by the French painter Gabriel Ferrier (1847-1914).  It was painted from a photograph and donated to the library in 1915 for the Memorial Room by Harry's mother Eleanor Elkins Widener.

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Title: Harry Elkins Widener (1885-1912)
Creator: Ferrier, Gabriel
Date: 1913

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