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Benjamin B. Sherman (1811-1885)

Title:
Benjamin B. Sherman (1811-1885)
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Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in pastel: "G. Gerhard '85"
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42 878
Date: 
1885
Medium: 
Pastel on paper
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
Description: 
Treasurer of the society 1878-1884. Presented by his son Charles A. Sherman, May 1913
Date End: 
1 885
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles A Sherman, son of the sitter
Object Number: 
1913.4
Gallery Label: 
The subject came to New York from Long Branch, New Jersey, in 1828 and became a clerk in a grocery house, eventually becoming a partner in McCoon and Sherman, later Sherman and Collins. He later became president of the Mechancis National Bank, New York, and was treasurer ot The New-York Historical Society from 1878 to 1884. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his son.
Date Begin: 
1885
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group