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E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator), Du Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954 (former owner)
Eleuthere Irénée du Pont, age 31 years, seated at the desk and on the chair that belonged to E. I. du Pont. The painting above Mr. du Pont is of the 'AMERICAN EAGLE', the bark in which the du Pont family arrived in America Jan. 1, 1800.
Du Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954 (former owner)
Handwritten on verso: '#1: small sequoia gigantea branch showing foliage, cones, and seeds. These cones are about 3 in. long and contain between 200 and 300 seeds which are shaped somewhat like a flake of rolled oats. About 100,000 of these seeds in a pound'