Skip navigation
George Pope Morris (1802-1864)

Object Name: Portrait
Date: 1862
Related People:
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: Overall: 27 x 21 3/4 in. ( 68.6 x 55.2 cm )
Credit Line: Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 1928.4
Send to a Friend

Gallery Label:

Morris, a journalist and poet, was born in Philadelphia and came to New York at an early age. He was founder and editor of "The New York Mirror, and Ladies' Literary Gazette," editor of the daily "Evening Mirror," and founder and editor of "The Home Journal." His most famous poem was "Woodman, Spare that Tree."

Bibliography:

Catalogue of American Portraits in the New-York Historical Society, vol. 1. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1941.

Catalogue of American Portraits in the New-York Historical Society, vol. 1, no. 1768. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1974.