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The Course of Empire: The Consummation of Empire
Oil on canvas (relined)
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Warner was a colonel in the Fifth German Regiment of New York. He was president of the Institution for the Savings of Merchants' Clerks from 1881 to 1898, and was recording secretary of The New-York Historical Society from 1846 to 1849 and from 1854 to 1899.
Painted from life for the Society
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