Marriage of Bessie Springs Smith and Stanford White

Associated Works


Y/M/D Description Place
1884/02/07 Bessie Springs Smith marries Stanford White at Trinity Church, New York City. Trinity Church, New York City
1888/00/00 "Mrs Stanford White (Bessie Springs Smith)", a relief portrait of Bessie wearing her wedding gown, is carved by Augustus Saint-Gaudens as a present for the newlyweds.
1906/06/25 As an actor sings 'I Could Love a Million Girls', Harry Thaw shouts "He Ruined My Wife" and shoots Stanford White dead on the Madison Square Garden Roof (razed). People overturn chairs and tables in a wild scramble for the exits.

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