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The Reverend Robert Bolton (1788-1857)

Object Number: 
Oil on canvas
Overall: 50 3/4 x 41 1/4 in. ( 128.9 x 104.8 cm )
label: on back: "Miss Adele Bolton"
Gallery Label: 
Robert Bolton was the eldest son of Robert Bolton and Sarah (McClean) Jackson Bolton of Savannah, Georgia. He went to England in 1807 and married there; in 1836 he left England and brought his wife and fourteen children to New York.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Reginald Pelham Bolton
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group