Elkanah Watson (1758-1842)

Elkanah Watson (1758-1842)
Elkanah Watson (1758-1842)
Title
Elkanah Watson (1758-1842)
Date 
ca. 1805-10
Medium 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 in. ( 6.4 x 5.1 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number 
1924.11
Gallery Label 
Watson, a native of Plymouth, Mass., became rich in the banking business and retired to a large farm he purchased near Pittsfield, Mass. There he carried on experiments in agriculture, and through his efforts the "American county fair" was established.
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Creative: Tronvig Group