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John Spencer Giles (1799–1880)
Date: 1858
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Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: Overall: 51 × 40 in. (129.5 × 101.6 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Frances M. Gibson
Object Number: 1907.3
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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.