Map of the Borough of Manhattan of the City of New York, showing relation between the distribution of foreign stock and negro population with the dissemination of communist and socialist propaganda during the summer of 1932
black and color ink on paper, backed with cloth
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Overall: 17 x 8 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. ( 43.2 x 21.6 x 19 cm )
inscriptions: back side: "C.B. Ives, 1846".
The subject, who became a prominent lawyer in New York, was born in Providence, R.I., the son of William and Frances (Street) Hoppin. He graduated from Brown University, went on to study medicine, and served as a surgeon's assistant during the Civil War. He later attended Columbia Law School and was admitted to the bar; he began his law practice in New York in 1869. This portrait bust was a gift to the Society from his son.
Gift of Mr. William Warner Hoppin
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