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Daniel Parish, Jr. (1838-1914)

Daniel Parish, Jr. (1838-1914)
Title
Daniel Parish, Jr. (1838-1914)
Date 
ca. 1890
Medium 
Plaster
Dimensions 
Overall: 9 in. ( 22.9 cm )
Description 
Bas-relief portrait
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. Daniel Parish, Jr.
Object Number 
1914.12
Marks 
signed: under proper left shoulder: "Lea Ahlborn" inscribed: "DANIEL PARRISH JR."
Gallery Label 
Daniel Parish, Jr., was born in New York City, and there he died on December 17, 1914, in the house on West 48th Street that he shared with is sister Susan. Parish was secretary of the executive committee of The New-York Historical Society from 1886 to 1902, and from 1903 to his death was its chairman. In addition to several paintings, he gave the Society a collection of over 30,000 pamphlets, photographs, and books on slavery and the Civil War.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group