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Henry Baldwin Hyde (1834-1899)

Object Number: 
1945.512
Date: 
1901
Medium: 
Dark brown patinated bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 x 8 1/4 x 6 7/8 in. ( 53.3 x 21 x 17.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: proper left side of base: "J.Q.A. WARD/Sculptor" inscribed: front of base: "HENRY B. HYDE FOUNDER OF THE EQUITABLE LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY" inscribed: back of base: "THE HENRY-BONNARD BRONZE Co/FOUNDERS N.Y. 1901."
Description: 
Portrait (full-length).
Gallery Label: 
Hyde, founder of Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States, was born at Catskill, New York. This statuette, a gift to N-YHS from his son, was the model for a life-size statue by Ward which was set up in the rotunda of the Equitable Life Assurance Company Building.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. James Hazen Hyde
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group