Alfred Anderson Smith (ca. 1808-1845)

Object Number: 
1949.23
Date: 
ca. 1835-40
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. ( 6.7 x 5.4 cm )
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Gallery Label: 
The subject was born in New York City, became a lawyer, and was involved in city politics from 1832. He was a close friend of Samuel J. Tilden and became comptroller of the City of New York in 1841 when Robert H. Morris was mayor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Julia Dickson Smith Rhodes
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group