Alexander Cassatt and Family

A portion of the image used on the cover of "End Of the Line" by Patricia Davis.  It is the only biography of Alexander Cassatt.
1 A portion of the image used on the cover of "End Of the Line" by Patricia Davis. It is the only biography of Alexander Cassatt.
A portrait currently in the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.  From ExplorePAHistory.com
2 A portrait currently in the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania. From ExplorePAHistory.com
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Photo from the Smithsonian Institution Portrait Gallery
4 Photo from the Smithsonian Institution Portrait Gallery
From "The World's Work" published in 1901.
5 From "The World's Work" published in 1901.
The beautiful bronze statue commissioned by the Pennsylvania Railroad and housed in Pennsylvania Station until it was unceremoniously dumped in a swamp in the New Jersey Meadowlands with all the other wonderful artifacts of Penn Station when it was torn down 1963-67. It was rescued and stored at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Cassatt's alma mater, and eventually given to the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania where it currently resides.
6 The beautiful bronze statue commissioned by the Pennsylvania Railroad and housed in Pennsylvania Station until it was unceremoniously dumped in a swamp in the New Jersey Meadowlands with all the other wonderful artifacts of Penn Station when it was torn down 1963-67. It was rescued and stored at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Cassatt's alma mater, and eventually given to the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania where it currently resides.
The Cassatt bronze statue in its place in Pennsylvania Station
7 The Cassatt bronze statue in its place in Pennsylvania Station
Haunting image of the Cassatt bronze statue in Pennsylvania Station
8 Haunting image of the Cassatt bronze statue in Pennsylvania Station
A rare personal photo of Alexander and Lois in their Cheswold library 1890.  From brynmar.edu
9 A rare personal photo of Alexander and Lois in their Cheswold library 1890. From brynmar.edu
Alexander Cassatt inspecting the railroad ca. 1900
10 Alexander Cassatt inspecting the railroad ca. 1900
Alexander Cassatt and son Robert Kelso Cassatt.  A portrait by Mary Cassatt.
11 Alexander Cassatt and son Robert Kelso Cassatt. A portrait by Mary Cassatt.
Alexander Cassatt portrait by Mary Cassatt.
12 Alexander Cassatt portrait by Mary Cassatt.
Mary Cassatt self portrait 1880
13 Mary Cassatt self portrait 1880
Mary Cassatt self portrait ca. 1878
14 Mary Cassatt self portrait ca. 1878
Mrs. Alexander (Lois) Cassatt.  A portrait by Mary Cassatt.  The two had no love for each other but Lois agreed to sit for this portrait.
15 Mrs. Alexander (Lois) Cassatt. A portrait by Mary Cassatt. The two had no love for each other but Lois agreed to sit for this portrait.
Mrs. Robert S. Cassatt, mother of Alexander.  A portrait by her daughter Mary Cassatt.
16 Mrs. Robert S. Cassatt, mother of Alexander. A portrait by her daughter Mary Cassatt.
Alexander Cassatt portrait by Mary Cassatt.
17 Alexander Cassatt portrait by Mary Cassatt.