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Elisha Kent Kane, M.D. (1820-1857)
Oil on canvas
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The subject may be the Albert B. Sutton who appeared in the New York City Directory from 1828 to 1862. He was a boatbuilder and maintained business premises on Water Street. The portrait was a gift to the Society from the subject's great-grandniece.
Gift of Lizette Macgregor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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