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Morris Ketchum Jesup (1830-1908) / LL "E Johnson 1892"

Identifier: Art Survey No. 1250

Scope and Contents

Potrait of Morris K. Jesup wearing a suit, sitting on red velvet chair, holding book entitled, American Museum of Natural History. Inscription: Frame plate "Morris Ketchum Jesup/Third President/of the/American Museum of Natural History/February 14, 1881 - January 2, 1908." Frame: gold gilt, gesso, bronze color paint over gold leaf, 72 1/2 x 59.


  • 1892


Biographical / Historical

Born in: Lowell, ME; Died in: NY.


1 Item : painting : oil on canvas ; 56 1/2 x 41 1/2 in.

Language of Materials



Poor, dirty (3).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Jesup, Morris K.; 5/2/1905.

Publications About Described Materials

See curatorial file.

General Note

Negative #32613.

Local Note


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The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).

Repository Details

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