Memorial sample card

Classification: 
Medium: 
Watercolor and hair on ivory
Credit Line: 
Gift of an anonymous donor
Object Number: 
1947.490c
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
52686
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: 
1947.490b
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
52685
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Unidentified man

Classification: 
Date: 
1775-1800
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory; gold
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 5.7 x 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Oval miniature portrait on ivory of man in formal 18th-century attire; rose gold frame with engraved border; reverse with window containing hair (?) and initials "JH"; oval hanger.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joseph B. Pearman, 1960
Object Number: 
Z.3291
Gallery Label: 
The sitter is probably a member of the Halsey family.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
46924
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Portrait of Man

Classification: 
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 in. ( 6.4 x 5.1 cm )
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.461
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
45479
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Thomas Van Zandt (1794-1877)

Classification: 
Date: 
1894
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 9/16 x 2 in. ( 6.5 x 5.1 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. R. Keith Kane
Object Number: 
1948.70
Marks: 
signed: at right: "M .Calistzi" inscribed: on back: "Copied 1894 at Florence from an original"
Gallery Label: 
The subject was born in Westchester, New York, the fourth of eleven sons of Wynant Van Zandt III and Maria Allaire (Underhill) Van Zandt (1766-1851) of New York. He lived with his wife, née Louisa Julia Underhill, daughter of Townsend Underhill, and their fourteen children in Paris, France.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1894
eMuseum Object ID: 
43745
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Right Reverend William White (1748-1836)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca.1800-10
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 1 1/2 in. ( 4.8 x 3.8 cm )
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ann E. Bishop
Object Number: 
1925.21
Gallery Label: 
William White, the son of Colonel Thomas White and his second wife, Esther (Hewlings) White, was born in Philadelphia. Following his graduation from the College of Philadelphia (now the University of Pennsylvania) he went to England where he was ordained a priest of the Church of England in 1772. He returned to America and during the Revolution he was chaplain to the Continental Congress; he was active for many years afterward in establishing the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
43706
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Stephen Van Rensselaer (1780-1844)

Classification: 
Date: 
1819
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 9/16 x 2 7/8 in. ( 9 x 7.3 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer V in memory of Stephen Van Rensselaer
Object Number: 
1944.151
Gallery Label: 
Cornelia, the daughter of Justice William Paterson of the U.S. Supreme Court, became the second wife of Stephen Van Rensselaer on May 17, 1802. This miniature portrait of her was a gift to the Society from her great-grandson.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1819
eMuseum Object ID: 
43702
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Stephen Van Rensselaer (1764-1839)

Classification: 
Date: 
1819
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 2 7/8 in. ( 8.9 x 7.3 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer V, in memory of Stephen Van Rensselaer
Object Number: 
1944.150
Gallery Label: 
A descendant of the first patroon, Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, Stephen was the son of Stephen (1742-69) and Catherine (Livingston) Van Rensselaer. A Federalist, he served in the state assembly and the state senate, and was lieutenant governor from 1795-1801. From 1822 to 1829 he was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. In 1824 he established a school at Troy, N.Y., which later became Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. The subject was the great-grandfather of the donor.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1819
eMuseum Object ID: 
43699
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Sarah Elizabeth Van Rensselaer (ca. 1873-1945)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1895-1900
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 2 5/8 in. ( 8.3 x 6.7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.253
Marks: 
signed: at left:"Weidner"
Gallery Label: 
The subject, a descendant of Philip Livingston, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, was the second daughter of Colonel Kiliaen Van Rensselaer (1845-1905) and Olivia Phelps (Atterbury) Van Rensselaer (d. 1923). She married Benjamin Walworth Arnold, a banker of Albany and Northeast Harbor, Maine, in 1904.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
43697
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mabel Van Rensselaer (1868-1959)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca.1895
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 6 x 6 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.255
Marks: 
signed: at left:"Behenna"
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the daughter of Alexander Van Rensselaer (1814-78) and his second wife, Louisa (Barnewell) Van Rensselaer. She married the Rev. James Le Baron Johnson, assistant rector of Grace Church and chaplain of the New York Fire Department, on April 26, 1899. They separated shortly thereafter.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1895
eMuseum Object ID: 
43696
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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