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Heber R. Bishop (1840-1902) was an officer of several corporations, among which was a firm he established in 1861, Bishop and Company. He and his wife, Mary (Cunningham) Bishop, had four daughters, who are represented in this miniature.
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
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