William Sage Johnston (1791-1869)

William Sage Johnston (1791-1869)
Title
William Sage Johnston (1791-1869)
Date 
ca. 1855-1860
Medium 
Enamel on ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 in. ( 6.4 x 5.1 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Colonel Stedman Shumway Hanks
Object Number 
1959.17
Gallery Label 
The subject was the son of Major Samuel Johnston (1756-94) and Sarah (Sage) Johnston (1756-91). He held interests in public utilities in Ohio and real estate in Illinois. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his great-grandson.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group