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Robert Joyce
ca. 1795
Made in New York, New York, United States
Mahogany, mahogany veneers, and tulip poplar
78 x 28 in. (198.1 x 71.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of Miriam Thorne Gilpatric, 2004
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 703
Given about 1797 by Alexander Hamilton to the United States Bank of Philadelphia. After the bank was dissolved it was given to Morris Ketchum by bank president Nicholas Biddle. Then by descent to Morris Ketchum's grandaughter Phebe Ketchum Thorne, to her son Landon Ketchum Thorne, and to his son Landon Ketchum Thorne, Jr. in 1945.
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