In 1846 Mickle was the successful Democratic candidate for mayor of New York, which position he held for one term. Insignia of his office of mayor appear on the table in this portrait, and the central part of New York City Hall is visible through the window at the right.
Purchase, The Mrs. Rodney Williams Fund
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