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S. Edson Gage (1865-1943)

Object Number: 
1950.75
Date: 
1918
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 27 x 22 in. ( 68.6 x 55.9 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: upper right: "John Ward Dunsmore / 1918" inscription: on back: "S. Edson Gage / Captain 2nd Company / 9th Coast Artillery Corps / painted / John Ward Dunsmore / May 1918"
Gallery Label: 
Samuel Edson Gage was a practicing architect in New York for fifty-three years. He designed several large buildings including several Corn Exchange Bank buildings, and was also the principal fundraiser for Memorial Field, Flushing, New York, which he developed as a tribute to the Veterans of World War I.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Veteran Corps of Artillery
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group