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Adeline Fowle, born 1799 as Marquise DE LAVALETTE.

Adeline Fowle, born 1799 as Marquise DE LAVALETTE.

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Title:
Adeline Fowle, born 1799 as Marquise DE LAVALETTE.
Description:
The daughter of John and Mary Fowle became famous beauties who inspired the often quoted toast (attributed to Robert Treat Paine) "To the fair of every town, and the Fowle of Watertown". She married Samuel Welles in Paris, France in 1816. After his death in 1842, she married Felix Marquis de La Valette.
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Watertown Free Public Library
Collection (local):
Watertown People
Subjects:
Portraits
Fowle, Adeline 1799-1869
Places:
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Watertown
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Identifier:
figure 699