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Abraham Van Nest, Jr. (1816-1841)

Object Number: 
1942.325
Date: 
ca.1840-45
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/16 x 2 in. ( 6.2 x 5.1 cm )
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the third son of Abraham and Margaret (Field) Van Nest and a descendant of Peter Pieterse Van Nest who immigrated to New Amsterdam from Utrecht, Holland, in 1647. Abraham Van Nest, Jr., was a member of the Volunteer Fire Department of New York. This miniature was a gift to the Society from his grandniece.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Sarah H. Van Nest
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group