Talk:Harriet Hallowell

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Original research / unable to find sources[edit]

I am unable to find sources for the following information, which may have been part of the reason why the article was tagged for WP:Original research:

  • Her father, Lewis Morris Hallowell, was a Civil War veteran.
  • Her father's family were distinguished Quakers from Philadelphia and Baltimore, with deep roots in Pennsylvania. Her mother's family was Swedenborgian, Boston Society of New Jerusulem.
  • The children lost their mother in 1879. Harriet was raised by her paternal grandmother, Mary Morris Tyson Hallowell, while George was raised by his maternal grandparents George and Harriet Hawley.
  • Through her aunt, she was able to meet the leading French and American painters and experience the salon lifestyle of the Parisian elite. Morseburg sites the location as 9 Avenue du Trocadero.
  • She was a member of the Paris branch of the American Artists Professional League, which was mentioned in its minutes from the 1920s and 1930s.
  • Her work was also included in the annual Paris Salon.
  • Few works seem to have surfaced thus far. She is known to have painted landscapes near her French home. Source: Essay by Jeffrey Morseburg, The Indefatigable Miss Hallowell. unable to find
  • Her heirs could not afford to bring her extensive art collection back to the United States which required matching their value and they became property of the French state.

Are there Reliable sources for this information?--CaroleHenson (talk) 10:52, 17 August 2014 (UTC)