Jervis McEntee Diaries

Wednesday November 10, 1880

Jervis McEntee Diary Entry, November 10, 1880, from the Jervis McEntee papers, 1850-1905, in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Wednesday, Nov 10, 1880 Painted all forenoon on Gertrudes portrait for Mrs Sawyer but only made it worse and worse. My father and mother and I took a ride in the afternoon taking cousin Rachel with us. We went around by the River road to Flat bush and home by the Roa-tina. A letter from Mary Gifford. Wrote to Weir asking him to go to N. Y. Saturday to attend Sara Bernhardts reception.

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