Samuel Thomson (1784-1850)
Oil on canvas
Overall: 34 x 27 1/8 in. ( 86.4 x 68.9 cm )
The subject, a native of Baltimore, was an architect in New York. He designed the old U.S. Customs House, later called Federal Hall, and various churches in lower and upper Manhattan. His letters and notes relating to the construction of the Customs House are in the manuscript division of The New-York Historical Society.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Thomson Cookingham
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