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Uniform of Thomas Tingey

Object Number: 
1932.221
Date: 
1812-1825
Gallery Label: 

Commodore Thomas Tingey (1750-1829) served in the American navy during the Revolution as commander of the 24-gun "Ganges" and guarded the Mona Passage in the West Indies, 1798-99. He was commandant of the Washington Navy Yard from 1804 until his death in 1829.

Credit Line: 
Gift of Lt. Col. Sidney G. de Kay
Provenance: 
Estate of Thomas Hiram Hotchkiss; Asher B. durand and Family; Lucy Durand Woodman, Orange, New Jersey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group