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!

Samuel Thomson (1784-1850)

Object Number: 
1952.34
Date: 
ca. 1835-1840
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 34 x 27 1/8 in. ( 86.4 x 68.9 cm )
Gallery Label: 
The subject, a native of Baltimore, was an architect in New York. He designed the old U.S. Customs House, later called Federal Hall, and various churches in lower and upper Manhattan. His letters and notes relating to the construction of the Customs House are in the manuscript division of The New-York Historical Society.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Thomson Cookingham
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group