Portrait of John Bloomfield Jervis (1795-1885)

Portrait of John Bloomfield Jervis (1795-1885)
Title
Portrait of John Bloomfield Jervis (1795-1885)
Medium 
Black and white chalk, charcoal, and stumping
Dimensions 
Overall: 28 x 22 in. ( 71.1 x 55.9 cm )
Description 
Portrait
Credit Line 
Gift of Emma Ruthven Ludlum
Object Number 
1926.8
Marks 
inscriptions: none
Gallery Label 
Jervis was born in Huntington, New York, the son of Timothy and Phoebe (Bloomfield) Jervis. He was one of the pioneers in the development of railroad systems in America. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his niece.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group