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John Spencer Giles (1799-1880)

Object Number: 
1907.3
Date: 
1858
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 51 x 40 in. ( 129.5 x 101.6 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: lower right: "J. B. Stearns 1858"
Gallery Label: 
Giles was born in New York, the son of John and Joanna (Young) Giles. He was a member of the Volunteer Fire Dept. of New York and was treasurer of the Exempt Firemen's Association for forty-four years. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his daughter.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Frances M. Gibson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group