John Henry Johnston (1837-1919)
Oil on canvas
Overall: 36 x 28 in. ( 91.4 x 71.1 cm )
The subject was born in Sidney, New York, the sixth son of William Strong Johnston and Frances (Dickerman) Johnston. Coming to New York in 1853 he found employment in a jewelry store and five years later became a partner of the firm. He became a life member of The New-York Historical Society in 1862.
Gift of Mrs. J. Phillip Schmand
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