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Samuel Barker Harper (1777-1860)

Object Name: Portrait
Date: ca. 1805-1815
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Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: Overall: 36 x 29 in. ( 91.4 x 73.7 cm )
Credit Line: Bequest of Mrs. Lathrop Colgate Harper
Object Number: 1957.210
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The subject was the son of James Harper (b. 1740) of Ispwich, England, who settled in Long Island before the Revolution. His brother, James Harper, was mayor of New York from 1844 through 1845, and grandfather of the donor.