Silas B. Dutcher (1829-1909)

Object Number: 
1948.471
Date: 
ca. 1870-1880
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 25 x 30 1/8 in. ( 63.5 x 76.5 cm )
Marks: 
signature: upper right: "J. H. Hill"
Gallery Label: 
Silas B. Dutcher was born in Springfield, New York, the son of Parcefor C. and Johanna Low (Frink) Dutcher. He served as supervisor of the city and county of New York, a supervisor of the Internal Revenue Service, a pension agent, an appraiser for the Port of New York, and superintendent of public works in New York. He was appointed to the commission charged to draw up the charter of Greater New York in 1896-97. His portrait came to the Society as a gift from the estate of his son.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Malcolm B. Dutcher, through Jessie R. Dutcher
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group