Thanksgiving Hours

The Museum will close early at 3 pm on Wednesday, November 22, and will be closed all day on Thursday, November 23. The Museum will be open on Friday, November 24, 10 am to 8 pm. Have a happy Thanksgiving!

Portrait of John Bloomfield Jervis (1795-1885)

Object Number: 
Black and white chalk, charcoal, and stumping
Overall: 28 x 22 in. ( 71.1 x 55.9 cm )
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Emma Ruthven Ludlum
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group