Nathan Starr, Jr. (1784-1852)

Object Number: 
1945.55
Date: 
1808
Medium: 
Watercolor, black ink and wash, and graphite on card laid on heavy board
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/16 x 2 9/16 in. ( 8.1 x 6.5 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: right center: "Jarvis / Jany 1808"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at middle right in graphite: "JARVIS / JANY 1808"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the elder son of Nathan Starr and Polly (Pomeroy) Starr of Middletown, Connecticut. From around 1813 to 1845 he was engaged with his father in the manufacture of arms in Middletown, mainly for the federal government. The donor's husband, Robert Wells Starr, was his grandson.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Robert Wells Starr in memory of her husband
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group