Museum Closure

The New-York Historical Society will close at 3pm on November 26 and remain closed through November 27. For details, please visit our calendar.

The Abeel Children

The Abeel Children
The Abeel Children
ca. 1852-1855
Oil on canvas
Overall: 72 x 72 1/2 in. ( 182.9 x 184.2 cm )
From left to right are pictured John Howard Abeel (b. September 21, 1846) holding the cat, Alfred Abeel (born October 3, 1844) wearing a velvet jacket, Sarah Louise Abeel (born January 21, 1843), Catherine Emeline Abeel (born April 5, 1841) standing with basket of flowers.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Fleming King and Miss Marjorie Comstock Lyon
Object Number 
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group