Hales was a baronet and a member of Parliament from Canterbury. His portrait is one of the earliest signed and dated by Wollaston. It was executed in England, several years before the artist came to the Colonies.
Purchase, Abbott-Lenox Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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New-York Historical Society
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