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Overall: 22 x 11 3/8 x 9 in. ( 55.9 x 28.9 x 22.9 cm )
inscribed: proper left side: "Dunbar/1878"
William Lawrence was the son of Isaac and Cornelia (Beach) Lawrence. He became a prosperous lawyer and prominent citizen of New York in the 1820s and 1830s. This portrait of him was a gift to the Society from his son.
Gift of Mr. Isaac Lawrence
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