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Augustus Wright (1765-1819)

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Title:
Augustus Wright (1765-1819)
Date: 
ca. 1815
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
Date End: 
1 815
Credit Line: 
Gift of Howland D. Perrine
Object Number: 
1925.1
Gallery Label: 
The subject was a New York merchant and sailmaker. He was in business at 180 Front Street with Stephen Allen, later mayor of New York. He was a member of the New York Assembly (1814-15) and the Columbian Order (the Tammany Society). His portrait was a gift to the Society from his great-grandson.
Date Begin: 
1815
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group