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Alfred Anderson Smith (ca. 1808-1845)

Alfred Anderson Smith (ca. 1808-1845)
Title
Alfred Anderson Smith (ca. 1808-1845)
Date 
ca. 1835-40
Medium 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. ( 6.7 x 5.4 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Julia Dickson Smith Rhodes
Object Number 
1949.23
Marks 
Inscribed:
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group