Museum Open Monday

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open Monday, December 22. For details, please visit our calendar.

Henry Benson (1741-1823)

Henry Benson (1741-1823)
Title
Henry Benson (1741-1823)
Date 
ca. 1821-1823
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
Credit Line 
Bequest of Robert Benson, Jr.
Object Number 
1885.1
Gallery Label 
Henry Benson (1741-1823) was the son of Robert Benson and Catharine (Van Borsum) Benson, and the brother of Robert and Egbert Benson (qq.v.). He was one of the earliest (1770) members of the Masonic Society of the City of New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group