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John Henry Hobart Haws (1809-58)

Object Number: 
1930.8
Date: 
ca. 1850-1855
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 15 3/4 x 12 3/4 in. ( 40 x 32.4 cm )
Gallery Label: 
After graduating from Columbia College in 1827, Haws studied law and was admitted to the New York bar. He became interested in New York politics, and served as a Whig in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1851 to 1853. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his granddaughter.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ella L. Smith
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group