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"Columbia Demands Her Children"
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The subject was a well-known painter and photographer in New York in the 1870s, maintaining a studio at 65 Third Avenue. At the time of his death, he lived in Far Rockaway, Long Island, and his studio was on 23rd Street in Manhattan. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his son.
Gift of Dr. Leo F. Gieberich
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