Abraham Van Nest, Jr. (1816-1841)

Abraham Van Nest, Jr. (1816-1841)
Title
Abraham Van Nest, Jr. (1816-1841)
Date 
ca.1840-45
Medium 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 7/16 x 2 in. ( 6.2 x 5.1 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Sarah H. Van Nest
Object Number 
1942.325
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group