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John Albert Holly (b. 1793)

John Albert Holly (b. 1793)
Title
John Albert Holly (b. 1793)
Medium 
Watercolor, gouache, and black ink with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 x 2 1/8 in. ( 7.6 x 5.4 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Adelaide Milton de Groot
Object Number 
1947.506
Inscriptions 
Verso of card printed at center: "R.A. LEWIS, / 152 Chatham Street, / NEW YORK."
Gallery Label 
The subject was the son of David Holly and Martha (Coggeshall) Holly and was born in Stamford, Conn. He married Ann Bedient and lived in Brooklyn.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group