James Punnett (1819-1870)

Object Number: 
1944.76
Date: 
ca. 1860
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: on back of canvas: "Restored in 1931 by / Eleanor Whittlesley Katz, New York"
Gallery Label: 
The subject was successively cashier (1846), director (1855), and president (1858-70) of the Bank of America. In 1853 he helped to organize the New York Clearing House and was chairman of the Clearing House Committee from 1855 to 1859.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edward C. Delafield
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group