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Overall: 20 3/4 x 18 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. ( 52.7 x 47 x 4.4 cm )
signed: at base of relief: "H. Baerer Sc. N. Y. 1873"
The subject of this portrait was the youngest of eleven children of Robert Dodge (1779-1825) and Eliza Pollock (Fowler) Dodge (1783-1863) of Bayside, Long Island. His father was a member of the New York Fire Dept. and a sachem of the Tammany Society. Robert Dodge was the author of "Tristram Dodge and His Descendants in America," and was a life member of the Society.
Gift of Mrs. Robert Dodge
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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