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Fire engine condenser case of the Clinton Fire Company No. 41
Wood, oil paint, gilding
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The subject was a well-known painter and photographer in New York in the 1870s, maintaining a studio at 65 Third Avenue. At the time of his death, he lived in Far Rockaway, Long Island, and his studio was on 23rd Street in Manhattan. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his son.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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