Full Caption: Marian Griswold Nevins. Photograph. Edward and Marian MacDowell Collection. Music Division. All photographs from the Edward and Marian MacDowell Collection are reproduced here courtesy of the Estate of Edward and Marian MacDowell. Full Caption: Marian Griswold Nevins. Photograph. Edward and Marian MacDowell Collection. Music Division. All photographs from the Edward and Marian MacDowell Collection are reproduced here courtesy of the Estate of Edward and Marian MacDowell.

Marian Griswold Nevins was a serious child and, as eldest daughter, gradually assumed responsibility for running the household after her mother's death. This undated photo was likely taken around 1865, not long before her mother died in childbirth.

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