As per the December 13, 1903 New York Times:
"MISS KATHERINE A SMITH DEAD."
"Well-Known Miniature Painter Dies Suddenly in Paris."
"Special Cable to The New York Times."
"PARIS, Dec. 12--Miss Katherine Adams Smith of Lebanon, Penn., a well-known member of the American colony and of art circles of Paris, died suddenly last night at 5 Rue de la Paix in the apartment of friends whom she was visiting."
"Miss Smith had pursued art studies in Paris and Rome, and had achieved notable success in miniature painting."
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