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John Stoneacre Ellis (1828-1896)

Object Number: 
1939.511
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 2 in. ( 6.7 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
Signed: at left:"Lydia Field Emmet" Inscribed: on the inside of case cover:"J. S. E/1828/Died 1896"
Gallery Label: 
Ellis was the son of Dr. Samuel Corp Ellis and Elizabeth (Van Horne) Ellis, the father of Augustus Van Horne Ellis, and the father-in-law of the donor. He was a brigadier general in the California militia and high sheriff of San Francisco.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Van Horne Ellis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group