Archibald McVickar (1789-1851)

Archibald McVickar (1789-1851)
Title
Archibald McVickar (1789-1851)
Date 
1815
Medium 
Ivory, wood, glass, painting, and guilding
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 1 5/8 in. ( 6.4 x 4.1 cm )
Description 
Bas-relief portrait.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. John Archibald Devereux and Mr. Walter Evans Devereux
Object Number 
1939.552
Marks 
signed: under shoulder: "Valaperta"
Gallery Label 
The subject, the second son of John McVickar (1759-1812) of County Antrim, Ireland, and Ann (Moore) McVickar, was born in New York. He received his A.B. from Columbia College in 1802, then studied at Peterhouse, Cambridge, England. He was an attorney with offices at 50 Wall Street. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his grandson and great-grandson.
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Creative: Tronvig Group