Horatio Gates Shumway (1817-1862)

Horatio Gates Shumway (1817-1862)
Title
Horatio Gates Shumway (1817-1862)
Date 
ca. 1862
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 
1959.18
Gallery Label 
The subject was born in West Granville, New York, the eldest son of Colonel Duty Shumway and Eunice (Kinney) Shumway. He graduated from Union College and studied law with his uncle Horatio Shumway in Buffalo. After practicing for a while in West Granville he moved to Chicago where he built up a lucrative business. This miniature was a gift to the Society from his grandson.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group