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'''Anne-Marguerite-Henriette Rouillé de Marigny Hyde de Neuville''' (1771?— September 14, 1849) was an amateur French watercolorist best known for her sketches of the people and scenery she encountered while living and traveling along the northeastern seaboard of the United States during the first decades of the nineteenth century. Her carefully recorded observations are virtually unique during this period and provide invaluable historical and ethnological information. <ref> Françoise Watel, ''Jean-Guillaume Hyde de Neuville (1776-1857): Conspirateur et Diplomate'' (Paris : Peter Lang, 1997), 87-88.[https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/VBPBUDVX view on Zotero]; John N. Burstyn, ''Past and Promise: Lives of New Jersey Women'' (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1996), 73-74. [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/WQ9TDKD6 view on Zotero]; Jadviga M. Da Costa Nunes, ''Baroness Hyde de Neuville: Sketches of America, 1807-1822'' (New Brunswick, NJ: The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and the New York Historical Society, 1984), 3, 9-10 and passim. [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/DSM8VQ86 view on Zotero]; William C. Sturtevant, “Patagonian Giants and Baroness Hyde de Neuville’s Iroquois Drawings,” ''Ethnohistory'' 27, no. 4 (Special Iroquois Issue) (1980): 338-43. [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/MBAPXUVU view on Zotero] </ref>
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'''Anne-Marguerite-Henriette Rouillé de Marigny Hyde de Neuville''' (1771?—September 14, 1849) was an amateur French watercolorist best known for her sketches of the people and scenery she encountered while living and traveling along the northeastern seaboard of the United States during the first decades of the 19th century. Her carefully recorded observations are very rare for the period and provide invaluable historical and ethnological information.<ref>Françoise Watel, ''Jean-Guillaume Hyde de Neuville (1776–1857): Conspirateur et Diplomate'' (Paris : Peter Lang, 1997), 87—88, [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/VBPBUDVX view on Zotero]; John N. Burstyn, ''Past and Promise: Lives of New Jersey Women'' (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1996), 73—74, [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/WQ9TDKD6 view on Zotero]; Jadviga M. Da Costa Nunes, ''Baroness Hyde de Neuville: Sketches of America, 1807—1822'' (New Brunswick, NJ: Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey and the New-York Historical Society, 1984), 3, 9—10, [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/DSM8VQ86 view on Zotero]; William C. Sturtevant, “Patagonian Giants and Baroness Hyde de Neuville’s Iroquois Drawings,” ''Ethnohistory'' 27, no. 4 (Special Iroquois Issue, 1980): 338—43, [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/MBAPXUVU view on Zotero].</ref>
  
[[File:1679.jpg|thumb|150px|Fig. 1, "The Moreau House," July 2, 1809.]]
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==History==
[[File:1771.jpg|thumb|150px|Fig. 2, "Eleutherian Mills Residence," c. 1817.]]
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[[File:2184.jpg|thumb|left|Fig.1, Anne-Marguerite-Henriette Rouillé de Marigny Hyde de Neuville, ''Self-Portrait (c. 1761?–1849)'', c. 1805–10.]]
Born into an aristocratic French family, she fled Paris at the outbreak of the French Revolution and in 1794 married Jean-Guillaume Hyde de Neuville (1776-1857), an ardent royalist and political activist. Exiled from France by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1803, the couple spent several nomadic years in Europe before sailing to New York in 1807 with a letter of introduction to [[Thomas Jefferson]]. <ref> J. Jefferson Looney, ed. ''The Papers of Thomas Jefferson'' 40+ vols. (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008), 5: 408. [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/F3E8U97V view on Zotero]; Watel, 1997, 5-39. [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/VBPBUDVX view on Zotero];da Costa Nunes, 1984, 1-3.  [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/DSM8VQ86 view on Zotero] </ref> Hyde de Neuville’s delicate pencil and watercolor sketches and her husband’s journal entries record their observations while voyaging up the Hudson River to Niagara Falls and on subsequent trips to Connecticut and New Jersey.<ref> Gloria Gilda Deák, ''Passage to America: Celebrated European Visitors in Search of the American Adventure'' (London and New York: I. B. Tauris, 2013), 1-5. [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/9HTGSZCD view on Zotero]; Jean Guillaume Hyde de Neuville, ''Mémoires et Souvenirs Du Baron Hyde de Neuville'', ed. Pauline Henriette Hyde de Neuville Berdonnet, 3 vols. (Paris: E. Plon, Nourrit et cie., 1892, 2nd ed.), 1: 452-61. [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/B89GJQM7 view on Zotero] </ref> Whereas her husband commented frequently on the spectacular natural scenery, her drawings focused on the transformation of the American wilderness into a domesticated environment through the development of towns and country estates. She sketched the homes of several of her friends (many of them also French émigrés), including [[Moreau House|General Jean Victor Marie Moreau]] [Fig. 1] and the industrialist and amateur botanist [[Éleuthère Irénée du Pont]] [Fig. 2]. She made botanical studies of plants encountered on her travels, carefully recording, for example, a pale purple flower spotted on the banks of the Brandywine River during a visit to [[Éleuthère Irénée du Pont|DuPon]]t’s house and [[Eleutherian Mills|powder mill]] on September 6, 1810 (New York Historical Society).
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[[File:1679.jpg|thumb|Fig. 2, Anne-Marguerite-Henriette Rouillé de Marigny Hyde de Neuville, ''The Moreau House'', July 2, 1809.]]
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Born into an aristocratic French family, she fled Paris at the outbreak of the French Revolution and in 1794 married Jean-Guillaume Hyde de Neuville (1776—1857) [Fig. 1], an ardent royalist and political activist. Exiled from France by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1803, the couple spent several nomadic years in Europe before sailing to New York in 1807 with a letter of introduction to [[Thomas Jefferson]].<ref>J. Jefferson Looney, ed. ''The Papers of Thomas Jefferson'' 40+ vols. (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008), 5:408, [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/F3E8U97V view on Zotero]; Watel 1997, 5—39, [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/VBPBUDVX view on Zotero]; da Costa Nunes 1984, 1—3, [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/DSM8VQ86 view on Zotero].</ref> Hyde de Neuville’s delicate pencil and watercolor sketches and her husband’s journal entries record their observations while voyaging up the Hudson River to Niagara Falls and on subsequent trips to Connecticut and New Jersey.<ref>Gloria Gilda Deák, ''Passage to America: Celebrated European Visitors in Search of the American Adventure'' (London: I. B. Tauris, 2013), 1—5, [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/9HTGSZCD view on Zotero]; Jean Guillaume Hyde de Neuville, ''Mémoires et Souvenirs Du Baron Hyde de Neuville'', ed. Pauline Henriette Hyde de Neuville Berdonnet, 2nd ed., 3 vols. (Paris: E. Plon, Nourrit et cie., 1892), 1:452—61, [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/B89GJQM7 view on Zotero].</ref>  
  
After purchasing land on the Genessee River in New York State, the Hyde de Neuvilles established a farm called La Bergerie (“The Sheep Farm”). They spent winters in New York City, where they founded the École Économique, a school for French refugee children. <ref> Deák, 2013, 5-11. [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/9HTGSZCD view on Zotero]; Watel, 1997, 71-73.[https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/VBPBUDVX view on Zotero] </ref> In 1811 the couple purchased land outside New Brunswick, New Jersey. There, they built a house and—in emulation of [[Éleuthère Irénée du Pont|DuPont]]—raised Merino sheep, a type recently introduced to America, whose extremely fine fleece had launched a “Merino craze.” <ref> Deák, 2013, 13. [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/9HTGSZCD view on Zotero]; Watel, 1997, 51-52.[https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/VBPBUDVX view on Zotero]; Burstyn, 1996, 73. [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/WQ9TDKD6 view on Zotero]; da Costa Nunes, 1984, 14. [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/DSM8VQ86 view on Zotero]</ref>
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[[File:1771.jpg|thumb|left|Fig. 3, Anne-Marguerite-Henriette Rouillé de Marigny Hyde de Neuville, ''Eleutherian Mills Residence'', c. 1817.]]
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[[File:0157.jpg|thumb|Fig. 4, Anne-Marguerite-Henriette Rouillé de Marigny Hyde de Neuville, ''Washington City'', 1821.]]
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Whereas her husband commented frequently on the spectacular natural scenery, her drawings focused on the transformation of the American wilderness into a domesticated environment through the development of towns and country estates. She sketched the homes of several of her friends—many of them also French émigrés—including General Jean Victor Marie Moreau [Fig. 2] and the industrialist and amateur botanist Éleuthère Irénée du Pont [Fig. 3]. She made botanical studies of plants encountered on her travels, carefully recording, for example, a pale purple flower that she spotted on September 6, 1810, on the banks of the Brandywine River during a visit to du Pont’s house and powder mill.
  
[[File:0157.jpg|thumb|150px|Fig. 3, "Washington City," 1821.]]
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After purchasing land on the Genessee River in New York State, the Hyde de Neuvilles established a farm called La Bergerie (“The Sheep Farm”). They spent winters in New York City, where they founded the École Économique, a school for French refugee children.<ref>Deák 2013, 5—11, [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/9HTGSZCD view on Zotero]; Watel 1997, 71—73,[https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/VBPBUDVX view on Zotero].</ref> In 1811 the couple purchased land outside New Brunswick, New Jersey. There, they built a house and—in emulation of du Pont—raised Merino sheep, a type recently introduced to America, whose extremely fine fleece had launched a “Merino craze.<ref>Deák 2013, 13, [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/9HTGSZCD view on Zotero]; Watel 1997, 51—52, [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/VBPBUDVX view on Zotero]; Burstyn 1996, 73, [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/WQ9TDKD6 view on Zotero]; da Costa Nunes 1984, 14, [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/DSM8VQ86 view on Zotero].</ref>  
Following the abdication of Napoleon in 1814, Hyde de Neuville resettled briefly in France but she returned to America from 1816 to 1822 while her husband (who was created a baron in 1820) served as French ambassador to the United States. <ref>Deak, 2013, 15. [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/9HTGSZCD view on Zotero]</ref> From 1821 until 1823, Hyde de Neuville and her husband were the first in a long line of diplomats and statesmen to rent the Stephen Decatur House, the earliest private residence built in the immediate area of the [[White House]]. <ref> Joel D. Treese, “Baron and Baroness Hyde de Neuville and Decatur House.” The White House Historical Association, June 19, 2014. [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/FKF72ZIN view on Zotero]; Robin Fogg Schuldt, “Decatur House: A Home of the Rich and Powerful.” Organization of ''American Historians Magazine of History'' 14, no. 2 (Winter 2000): 51. </ref> Several of her pencil and watercolor sketches document the development of the neighborhood, then known as “President’s Square” (now Lafayette Square), as one of the most fashionable and socially prominent areas of the capital city [Fig. 3].
 
  
[[File:0330.jpg|thumb|150px|Fig. 4, "Tomb du grande Washington au Mount Vernon" [detail], n.d.]]
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[[File:0330.jpg|thumb|Fig. 5, Anne-Marguerite-Henriette Rouillé de Marigny Hyde de Neuville, attr., ''Tomb du grande Washington au Mount Vernon'', 1818.]]
Although her many social and diplomatic engagements led to a decline in the volume of sketches, Hyde de Neuville continued to document highlights of her American experience. These ranged from an unusual flower specimen presented to her in 1816 by the Portuguese botanist and friend of [[Thomas Jefferson|Jefferson]], José Correia da Serra (1750-1823) (New York Historical Society), to a drawing of the original family burial vault of [[George Washington]] at [[Mount Vernon]], which had become a national shrine in the decades that preceded monuments to the deceased president in [[Washington Monument, Baltimore, Md.|Baltimore]] and [[Washington Monument, Washington, D.C.|Washington]] [Fig. 4]. <ref> da Costa Nunes, 1984, 29.  [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/DSM8VQ86 view on Zotero] </ref> Hyde de Neuville’s husband shared her interest in documenting aspects of the New World. In 1816, he commissioned a number of French naturalists-- Jacques Gérard Milbert (1766-1840), [[Charles Alexandre Lesueur]], and two graduates of the École Économique, Philippe (1800-1899) and Alexandre (1798-1876) Ricord—to collect specimens of indigenous American botanical and zoological specimens for the Museum of Natural History in Paris. <ref> Harry Liebersohn, ''Aristocratic Encounters: European Travelers and North American Indians'' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001), 83. [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/E4JDXNXT view on Zotero]; Charles Edmond Monod, ''Éloges et Notices Lus À La Société de Chirurgie'' (Paris: G. Masson, 1895), 3-5. [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/ZP6AFRTD view on Zotero]</ref>
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Following the abdication of Napoleon in 1814, Hyde de Neuville resettled briefly in France, but she returned to America from 1816 to 1822 while her husband (who was created a baron in 1820) served as French ambassador to the United States.<ref>Deák 2013, 15, [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/9HTGSZCD view on Zotero].</ref> From 1821 until 1823, Hyde de Neuville and her husband were the first in a long line of diplomats and statesmen to rent the Stephen Decatur House, the earliest private residence built in the immediate area of the White House.<ref>Joel D. Treese, “Baron and Baroness Hyde de Neuville and Decatur House,” White House Historical Association, June 19, 2014, [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/FKF72ZIN view on Zotero]; Robin Fogg Schuldt, “Decatur House: A Home of the Rich and Powerful,” ''Organization of American Historians Magazine of History'' 14, no. 2 (Winter 2000): 51, [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/4AF46VDT view on Zotero].</ref> Several of her pencil and watercolor sketches document the development of the neighborhood, then known as “President’s [[Square]]” (now Lafayette Square), as one of the most fashionable and socially prominent areas of the capital city [Fig. 4].
  
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Although her many social and diplomatic engagements led to a decline in the volume of sketches, Hyde de Neuville continued to document highlights of her American experience. These ranged from an unusual flower specimen presented to her in 1816 by the Portuguese botanist and friend of [[Thomas Jefferson|Jefferson]], José Correia da Serra (1750—1823), to a drawing of the original family burial vault of George Washington at [[Mount Vernon]], which had become a national shrine in the decades that preceded monuments to the deceased president in [[Washington Monument (Baltimore)|Baltimore]] and [[Washington Monument (Washington, DC)|Washington]] [Fig. 5].<ref>da Costa Nunes 1984, 29, [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/DSM8VQ86 view on Zotero].</ref> Hyde de Neuville’s husband shared her interest in documenting aspects of the New World. In 1816, he commissioned a number of French naturalists—Jacques Gérard Milbert (1766—1840), Charles Alexandre Lesueur, and two graduates of the École Économique, Philippe (1800—1899) and Alexandre (1798—1876) Ricord—to collect specimens of indigenous American botanical and zoological specimens for the Museum of Natural History in Paris.<ref>Harry Liebersohn, ''Aristocratic Encounters: European Travelers and North American Indians'' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001), 83, [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/E4JDXNXT view on Zotero]; Charles Edmond Monod, ''Éloges et Notices Lus À La Société de Chirurgie'' (Paris: G. Masson, 1895), 3—5, [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/ZP6AFRTD view on Zotero].</ref> 
  
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[[F Street]], [[Forest House]], [[Greenwich Street]], [[Moreau House]], [[Mount Vernon]], [[White House]]
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Image:2184.jpg|Anne-Marguerite-Henriette Rouillé de Marigny Hyde de Neuville, ''Self-Portrait (c. 1761?–1849)'', c. 1805–10
  
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Image:0330.jpg|Anne-Marguerite-Henriette Rouillé de Marigny Hyde de Neuville, attr., ''Tomb du grande Washington au Mount Vernon'', 1818.
  
[[Arcade]], [[Arch]], [[Avenue]], [[Drive]], [[Fence]], [[Gate/Gateway]], [[Lawn]], [[Piazza/Veranda/Porch/Portico]], [[Pot]], [[Seat]], [[Square]], [[Statue]], [[Vase/Urn]], [[Walk]], [[Wall]], [[Yard]]
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Image:1233.jpg|Anne-Marguerite-Henriette Rouillé de Marigny Hyde de Neuville, ''Entrance [[Gate]] to the White House Garden, Washington, D.C.'', 1818.
  
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Image:1679.jpg|Anne-Marguerite-Henriette Rouillé de Marigny Hyde de Neuville, ''The Moreau House'', July 2, 1809.
  
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Image:0055.jpg|Anne-Marguerite-Henriette Rouillé de Marigny Hyde de Neuville, ''Corner of Greenwich Street'', 1810.
  
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Image:1771.jpg|Anne-Marguerite-Henriette Rouillé de Marigny Hyde de Neuville, ''Eleutherian Mills Residence'', c. 1817.
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Image:0054.jpg|Anne-Marguerite-Henriette Rouillé de Marigny Hyde de Neuville, ''Le coin de F. Street Washington vis-à-vis nôtre maison été de 1817'', 1817.
  
Image:0330.jpg|''Tomb du grande Washington au Mount Vernon'' [detail], n.d.
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Image:0157.jpg|Anne-Marguerite-Henriette Rouillé de Marigny Hyde de Neuville, ''Washington City'', 1821.
 
 
Image:1679.jpg|''The Moreau House'', July 2, 1809.
 
 
 
Image:1771.jpg|''Eleutherian Mills Residence'', c. 1817.
 
 
 
Image:1233.jpg|Entrance Gate to the White House Garden, Washington, D.C., 1818, in Jeffrey A. Cohen and Charles E. Brownell, ''The Architectural Drawings of Benjamin Henry Latrobe'' 2:2 (1994), p. 493, fig. 160.
 
 
 
Image:0157.jpg|''Washington City'', 1821.
 
 
 
  
 
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[[Category:People|Hyde de Neuville, Anne-Marguerite-Henriette Rouillé de Marigny]]

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Birth Date: 1771?

Death Date: September 14, 1849

Birth Location: France

Used Keywords: Gate/Gateway

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Anne-Marguerite-Henriette Rouillé de Marigny Hyde de Neuville (1771?—September 14, 1849) was an amateur French watercolorist best known for her sketches of the people and scenery she encountered while living and traveling along the northeastern seaboard of the United States during the first decades of the 19th century. Her carefully recorded observations are very rare for the period and provide invaluable historical and ethnological information.[1]

History

Fig.1, Anne-Marguerite-Henriette Rouillé de Marigny Hyde de Neuville, Self-Portrait (c. 1761?–1849), c. 1805–10.
Fig. 2, Anne-Marguerite-Henriette Rouillé de Marigny Hyde de Neuville, The Moreau House, July 2, 1809.

Born into an aristocratic French family, she fled Paris at the outbreak of the French Revolution and in 1794 married Jean-Guillaume Hyde de Neuville (1776—1857) [Fig. 1], an ardent royalist and political activist. Exiled from France by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1803, the couple spent several nomadic years in Europe before sailing to New York in 1807 with a letter of introduction to Thomas Jefferson.[2] Hyde de Neuville’s delicate pencil and watercolor sketches and her husband’s journal entries record their observations while voyaging up the Hudson River to Niagara Falls and on subsequent trips to Connecticut and New Jersey.[3]

Fig. 3, Anne-Marguerite-Henriette Rouillé de Marigny Hyde de Neuville, Eleutherian Mills Residence, c. 1817.
Fig. 4, Anne-Marguerite-Henriette Rouillé de Marigny Hyde de Neuville, Washington City, 1821.

Whereas her husband commented frequently on the spectacular natural scenery, her drawings focused on the transformation of the American wilderness into a domesticated environment through the development of towns and country estates. She sketched the homes of several of her friends—many of them also French émigrés—including General Jean Victor Marie Moreau [Fig. 2] and the industrialist and amateur botanist Éleuthère Irénée du Pont [Fig. 3]. She made botanical studies of plants encountered on her travels, carefully recording, for example, a pale purple flower that she spotted on September 6, 1810, on the banks of the Brandywine River during a visit to du Pont’s house and powder mill.

After purchasing land on the Genessee River in New York State, the Hyde de Neuvilles established a farm called La Bergerie (“The Sheep Farm”). They spent winters in New York City, where they founded the École Économique, a school for French refugee children.[4] In 1811 the couple purchased land outside New Brunswick, New Jersey. There, they built a house and—in emulation of du Pont—raised Merino sheep, a type recently introduced to America, whose extremely fine fleece had launched a “Merino craze.”[5]

Fig. 5, Anne-Marguerite-Henriette Rouillé de Marigny Hyde de Neuville, attr., Tomb du grande Washington au Mount Vernon, 1818.

Following the abdication of Napoleon in 1814, Hyde de Neuville resettled briefly in France, but she returned to America from 1816 to 1822 while her husband (who was created a baron in 1820) served as French ambassador to the United States.[6] From 1821 until 1823, Hyde de Neuville and her husband were the first in a long line of diplomats and statesmen to rent the Stephen Decatur House, the earliest private residence built in the immediate area of the White House.[7] Several of her pencil and watercolor sketches document the development of the neighborhood, then known as “President’s Square” (now Lafayette Square), as one of the most fashionable and socially prominent areas of the capital city [Fig. 4].

Although her many social and diplomatic engagements led to a decline in the volume of sketches, Hyde de Neuville continued to document highlights of her American experience. These ranged from an unusual flower specimen presented to her in 1816 by the Portuguese botanist and friend of Jefferson, José Correia da Serra (1750—1823), to a drawing of the original family burial vault of George Washington at Mount Vernon, which had become a national shrine in the decades that preceded monuments to the deceased president in Baltimore and Washington [Fig. 5].[8] Hyde de Neuville’s husband shared her interest in documenting aspects of the New World. In 1816, he commissioned a number of French naturalists—Jacques Gérard Milbert (1766—1840), Charles Alexandre Lesueur, and two graduates of the École Économique, Philippe (1800—1899) and Alexandre (1798—1876) Ricord—to collect specimens of indigenous American botanical and zoological specimens for the Museum of Natural History in Paris.[9]

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Notes

  1. Françoise Watel, Jean-Guillaume Hyde de Neuville (1776–1857): Conspirateur et Diplomate (Paris : Peter Lang, 1997), 87—88, view on Zotero; John N. Burstyn, Past and Promise: Lives of New Jersey Women (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1996), 73—74, view on Zotero; Jadviga M. Da Costa Nunes, Baroness Hyde de Neuville: Sketches of America, 1807—1822 (New Brunswick, NJ: Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey and the New-York Historical Society, 1984), 3, 9—10, view on Zotero; William C. Sturtevant, “Patagonian Giants and Baroness Hyde de Neuville’s Iroquois Drawings,” Ethnohistory 27, no. 4 (Special Iroquois Issue, 1980): 338—43, view on Zotero.
  2. J. Jefferson Looney, ed. The Papers of Thomas Jefferson 40+ vols. (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008), 5:408, view on Zotero; Watel 1997, 5—39, view on Zotero; da Costa Nunes 1984, 1—3, view on Zotero.
  3. Gloria Gilda Deák, Passage to America: Celebrated European Visitors in Search of the American Adventure (London: I. B. Tauris, 2013), 1—5, view on Zotero; Jean Guillaume Hyde de Neuville, Mémoires et Souvenirs Du Baron Hyde de Neuville, ed. Pauline Henriette Hyde de Neuville Berdonnet, 2nd ed., 3 vols. (Paris: E. Plon, Nourrit et cie., 1892), 1:452—61, view on Zotero.
  4. Deák 2013, 5—11, view on Zotero; Watel 1997, 71—73,view on Zotero.
  5. Deák 2013, 13, view on Zotero; Watel 1997, 51—52, view on Zotero; Burstyn 1996, 73, view on Zotero; da Costa Nunes 1984, 14, view on Zotero.
  6. Deák 2013, 15, view on Zotero.
  7. Joel D. Treese, “Baron and Baroness Hyde de Neuville and Decatur House,” White House Historical Association, June 19, 2014, view on Zotero; Robin Fogg Schuldt, “Decatur House: A Home of the Rich and Powerful,” Organization of American Historians Magazine of History 14, no. 2 (Winter 2000): 51, view on Zotero.
  8. da Costa Nunes 1984, 29, view on Zotero.
  9. Harry Liebersohn, Aristocratic Encounters: European Travelers and North American Indians (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001), 83, view on Zotero; Charles Edmond Monod, Éloges et Notices Lus À La Société de Chirurgie (Paris: G. Masson, 1895), 3—5, view on Zotero.

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