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Satterwhite, Preston Pope, Dr.
American, 1867 - 1948
The son of Dr. Thomas P. and Mrs. Maria Rogers Satterwhite of Lexington, Kentucky, Preston Pope Satterwhite came to New York in the late nineteenth century. He married Florence Brokaw [d. 1927], formerly Mrs. James E. Martin. Satterwhite kept a large collection of fifteenth- to seventeenth-century art treasures in their New York apartment, later moving the collection to the Great Neck, Long Island estate formerly owned by his wife. Upon giving up the New York apartment, Satterwhite donated a set of seventeenth-century Beauvais tapestries to the J.B. Speed Art Museum in his native Kentucky (Louisville). He later gave an Elizabethan period room to that museum, and made extensive gifts through the years to other museums and charitable organizations. Satterwhite had purchased the Great Neck estate--called Martin Hall after Mrs. Satterwhite's first husband, but renamed Preston Hall--around 1930. In 1932, a fire in Preston Hall caused millions of dollars' worth of damage and destroyed a number of the art objects housed there.

Obituary, The New York Times, Tuesday, 28 December 1948, 21:3.
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