The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Margaret Stuyvesant White, 1857-1916

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1857
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Date of Death: 1916
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Margaret Rutherford married the American politician and diplomat Henry White, who was posted to London from 1884-1893. They had a son, John Campbell White (1884-1967), who was born in London on 17 March 1884.


Her portrait, painted by J. S. Sargent in 1883, is in the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington DC.

Bibliography: (accessed 2005); Kilmurray, Elaine and Richard Ormond (eds.), John Singer Sargent, Princeton, 1998.