Signed: at right:"Ann West Shaw, 1903"
inscription: on back: "George Michael Dyckman b. January 1, 1813/d. May 19, 1899/Miniature/by/Ann West Shaw/1903."
The subject's original name was James Frederick Dyckman Smith. When, as the principal heir, he inherited the Dyckman lands and estate of his uncle Isaac Dyckman (1794-1868), he took the name Isaac Michael Dyckman. This miniature was a gift to the Society from his granddaughter.
Gift of Alberta M. Welch
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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