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         Lenape Pottery Making, ca. 1000 to 1650, a modern drawing depicting Lenape women making pottery. 

1776  Oil portrait of Jannetje Drummond   Jannetje Vrelandt Drummond, a daughter of prosperous Dutch farmers in Bergen County, was a Loyalist during the Revolutionary War.

1779  Wax model portrait of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham by Patience Lovell Wright (1725-1786).

1786  A Petition by Rachel Lovell Wells, 1786. The text of the petition of a Bordentown sculptor and widow to the Continental Congress for relief after the Revolutionary War, May 18, 1786.    

1789  Engraving, Washington's Reception.   Washington's Reception on the Bridge at Trenton in 1789 on his way to be Inaugurated 1st President of the U.S.

1822  Painting of a scrubwomen by Baroness Hyde de Neuville (Anne Marguerite Henriette de Marigny Hyde de Neuville, unknown -1849).

1824  Charlotte Bonaparte, “View of Lebanon.”

1840  "Esther Saunders," pencil sketch by Anne H. Denn, c.1840.

1844  Carrie Cook Sanborn, nineteenth century Quaker, artist, head of the Cedars Art Colony, Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey.

1845  The Lincoln Children, a portrait painted by Susan Waters.

1866  Lily Martin Spencer (1822-1902) painting, "War Spirit at Home," one of the most popular paintings of the mid-19th century.

1900  A mural, Unity, created by Violet Oakley, which decorates the Senate chamber of the Pennsylvania State Capitol.

1920  A promotional poster advertising a performance by Ruth St. Denis (1879-1968), innovative dancer and choreographer.

1927  "Queensborough Bridge," by Elsie Driggs.

1938  American abstract painter, Suzy Frelinghuysen (1911-1988).

1965  "Displaced," a bronze sculpture by Dorothea Greenbaum (1893 - 1986).

1985  "Arnetha as a child while living in Newark," photograph by Helen Stummer.

1985  Jane Grey Burgio, 1981, New Jersey's first female secretary of state, advocate of the arts.

1995  Grace Hartigan, abstract expressionist.

2001  Goddea,Tea time on Good Friday." Photograph by Helen Stummer.

2001  Portrait of the artist Bernarda Bryson Shahn in her studio.

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