Archibald McVickar (1789-1851)

Title:
Archibald McVickar (1789-1851)
Date: 
1815
Medium: 
Ivory, wood, glass, painting, and guilding
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 1 5/8 in. ( 6.4 x 4.1 cm )
Description: 
Bas-relief portrait.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. John Archibald Devereux and Mr. Walter Evans Devereux
Object Number: 
1939.552
Marks: 
signed: under shoulder: "Valaperta"
Gallery Label: 
The subject, the second son of John McVickar (1759-1812) of County Antrim, Ireland, and Ann (Moore) McVickar, was born in New York. He received his A.B. from Columbia College in 1802, then studied at Peterhouse, Cambridge, England. He was an attorney with offices at 50 Wall Street. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his grandson and great-grandson.
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Creative: Tronvig Group