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Archibald Gracie (1755-1829)

Object Number: 
1958.35
Date: 
ca.1795-1800
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. ( 3.8 x 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
Inscribed: in ink on back:"Mr. J. K. Gracie/ 80 Broadway"
Gallery Label: 
Born in Dumfries, Scotland, Gracie came to America after the Revolution. He finally settled in New York and became very successful as a merchant and banker. The stately mansion that Gracie built for himself, his wife Ester (Rogers) Gracie, and their six children is today the official residence of the mayors of New York.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles Jackson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group