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Benjamin Moore McVickar

Artist:
Charles Cromwell Ingham (American (born Ireland), Dublin 1786–1863 New York)
Date:
ca. 1825
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
3 3/16 x 3 3/16 in. (8.1 x 8.1 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1937
Accession Number:
37.161
Not on view
The sitter (1799-1883) was a New York City physician, named for his mother's first cousin Benjamin Moore, the second Episcopal bishop of New York City. The piece probably dates from the time of McVickar's marriage to Isaphene Catherine Lawrence on November 2, 1825.
the sitter, until died 1883; his daughter, Cornelia A. (Mrs. Andrew Galbraith) Miller, San Francisco, until died 1919; her daughter, Cornelia Augusta Miller (Mrs. Elisha) Tibbets, Berkeley, California, until died 1936; her daughter, Mrs. Margaret Tibbets Lawrence Webb, Palo Alto, California, until 1933
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