Unidentified sitter, possibly Harmon Hendricks (1771-1838)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1814
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/8 x 2 3/8 in. (8.6 x 6 cm)
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ruth Hendricks Schulson
Object Number: 
2012.28.7
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1819
eMuseum Object ID: 
69239
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

John Laurance (1750-1810)

Classification: 
Date: 
1792
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/4 x 3 1/8 in. (9.5 x 7.9 cm)
Credit Line: 
Gift of J. L. and G. C. McWhorter
Object Number: 
1886.2
Gallery Label: 
Born in Cornwall, England, Laurance came to America in 1767 and five years later was admitted to the bar. In 1775 he was commissioned in the First New York Regiment and two years later was appointed judge advocate general on the staff of General George Washington. After the war he served successively as New York state senator, New York's representative to the first U.S. Congress, and from 1796 to 1800 as U.S. senator from New York. This miniature was a gift to the Society from his grandsons.
Date Begin: 
1792
Date End: 
1792
eMuseum Object ID: 
61461
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

George and Amy Eleanor Harvey

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1810-1815
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 7.3 x 4.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Calvin Crocker and Mrs. J. L. Sockton
Object Number: 
1957.7-8
Gallery Label: 
George Harvey (1800-78) came to the United States from England when he was about twenty years old and worked in Ohio and Michigan before settling in Brooklyn as an artist in 1828. He then worked in Boston for a few years and after a brief visit to his native England established himself near Hastings-on-Hudson. Many of his watercolor landscapes from the 1830s and 40s were acquired by the Society in 1948. Amy Eleanor Harvey was his sister.
Date Begin: 
1810
Date End: 
1815
eMuseum Object ID: 
59628
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Frederick Arthur Saint John (ca. 1831-1888)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1875-85
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
4 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.
Description: 
One of a pair of portrait miniatures depicting Mrs. Frederick Augustus St. John (nee Eliza De Pau Fox) on red velvet presentation board.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Cecil Shaw
Object Number: 
1952.335b
Gallery Label: 
Eliza De Pau Fox was the daughter of Samuel Mickle Fox, Jr., and Elizabeth Marie Antoinette (De Pau) Fox (1803-64). She married Frederick Arthur Saint John on March 28, 1857, and lived with her husband on the island of Jersey. This miniature portrait of her was a gift to the Society from her niece.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1875
eMuseum Object ID: 
58206
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mr. Frederick Arthur St. John

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1875-85
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 11.1 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
One of a pair of portrait miniatures depicting Mr. Frederick Arthur St. John on red velvet presentation board.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Cecil Shaw
Object Number: 
1952.335a
Gallery Label: 
Eliza De Pau Fox was the daughter of Samuel Mickle Fox, Jr., and Elizabeth Marie Antoinette (De Pau) Fox (1803-64). She married Frederick Arthur Saint John on March 28, 1857, and lived with her husband on the island of Jersey. This miniature portrait of her was a gift to the Society from her niece.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1875
eMuseum Object ID: 
58205
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

1925.187

Classification: 
Medium: 
Ink and gouache on hide
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 4.8 x 4.1 cm )
Description: 
Painting of man in bicorn hat facing right. Inscribed: "1776/L.T."
Object Number: 
1925.187
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
58139
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

William Smith (1728-1793)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1785
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Description: 
Portrait
Object Number: 
1828.2
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1785
eMuseum Object ID: 
56757
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Memorial sample card

Classification: 
Medium: 
Watercolor and hair on ivory
Credit Line: 
Gift of an anonymous donor
Object Number: 
1947.490d
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
56188
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Memorial sample card

Collections: 
Classification: 
Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
Highlight: 
Display this item in the highlights
Medium: 
Watercolor and hair on ivory
Credit Line: 
Gift of an anonymous donor
Object Number: 
1947.490a
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
56187
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Portrait of girl in German dress

Classification: 
Date: 
1860-1900
Medium: 
Watercolor on cobweb
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 7/8 x 3 1/8 in. ( 9.8 x 7.9 cm )
Description: 
Oval format painting of girl in Tyrolean folk costume of green bodice, white chemise, red scarf, and black hat; painted on "cobweb" very fine transparent fabric; in black folio with German label.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Joseph Keppler, Jr.
Object Number: 
1957.247
Inscriptions: 

Printed on label adhered to front board: Gemalde auf Spinnengewbe/Painting on cobweb/Peinture sur toile d' araignee/Fr. Unterberger, Innsbruck, Tyrol"

Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
55517
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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