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The Farnum Children

Object Number: 
1959.80
Date: 
ca. 1855
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 49 1/2 x 39 5/8 in. ( 125.7 x 100.6 cm )
Gallery Label: 
Henry Harrison Farnum (1844-1924), Lizzie (1846-1906), and Catherine Farnum (b. 1849) were the children of Samuel Bernard Farnum. The donor, Dr. Waldo B. Farnum, was the son of Henry. The three children are standing in front of their home in Port Jervis, New York; a portion of the Delaware and Hudson Canal, which was built by their father, can be seen in the background.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Waldo B. Farnum
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group