As part of our Summer of Hamilton celebration, enjoy $10 Museum Admission now until Labor Day. Offer good for in-person ticket purchases, not available online. This offer may not be combined with other discounts.
In early 2017, our fourth floor will be transformed into a new destination for historical education and innovation. During the current renovation, objects from our permanent collection are on view throughout the Museum.
Camp scene from photograph
Support the New-York Historical Society
Help us present groundbreaking exhibitions and develop educational programs about our nation's history for more than 200,000 schoolchildren annually.
Overall: 30 x 24 in. ( 76.2 x 61 cm )
frame: 39 x 33 in. ( 99.1 x 83.8 cm )
signature and date: on back: "Col. Clarkson Crolius / when Speaker of teh House of / Assembly of the State of New York / at 53 Years of Age / Painted by Ezra Ames / Albany 1825"
Although this portrait was not included among the nine portraits listed in Ames's account book for 1825, both Bolton and Cortelyou examined the painting and its inscription and pronounced it authentic. A small lithographic print was made from it by F. D'Avignon, an impression of which is owned by the Society.
Gift of Clarkson Crolius, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Museum & Library Map
Floor plan & visitor information
New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street)
New York, NY 10024