S. Edson Gage (1865-1943)
Oil on canvas
Overall: 27 x 22 in. ( 68.6 x 55.9 cm )
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"
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.
Gift of the Veteran Corps of Artillery
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