Washington Hunt (1811-1867)

Object Number: 
1978.47
Date: 
ca. 1856
Medium: 
Oil on linen
Dimensions: 
frame: 26 7/8 x 21 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 68.3 x 55.2 x 3.2 cm )
Gallery Label: 
Washington Hunt received the Democratic nomination for the governorship of New York in 1850, and defeated his opponent, Horatio Seymour, by a narrow margin the following year. Seymour challenged Hunt again in 1852 and defeated him for reelection.
Credit Line: 
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Creative: Tronvig Group