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COMMANDER AT BATTLE OF CONCORD,

APRIL 1775. i

LOYAL, HONEST, BRAVE AND TRUE '■



Given to the City in 1915.
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FOUNTAINS — BOROUGH OF RICHMOND

PUTNAM MEMORIAL

PORT RICHMOND PARK

ARTIST

VIRGIL W. FULLER

1869-

A DRINKING fountain of Roman stone, with half round
bowl, 3 feet in diameter, with carved border, placed against
a low stele. On a bronze tablet is the following

INSCRIPTION

I865-I9I3

IN MEMORY OF

EUGENE G. PUTNAM

PRINCIPAL FOR 1 7 YEARS

OF PUBLIC SCHOOL 20.

PRESENTED BY HIS FRIENDS

IN SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY.

Given to the City in 1915.



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GLASS



GLASS— BOROUGH OF THE BRONX

YOUNG MEMORIAL

PUBLIC SCHOOL 52 AUDITORIUM

ARTISTS
J. AND R. LAMB

A STAINED glass window in two panels representing the
Acropolis at Athens and landscape. A memorial to Dr.
Young (1865-1918), Principal of School from 1914 to 1918.

INSCRIPTIONS

TO LIVE IN THE HEARTS OF THOSE WE LEAVE BEHIND

IS NOT TO DIE
IN MEMORIAM A TRIBUTE FROM

DR. FRANK ALFRED YOUNG HIS TEACHERS, PUPILS AND
1 919 FRIENDS

Given to the City in 191 9.



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GLASS— BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN



ERASMUS HALL HIGH SCHOOL

AUDITORIUM

ERASMUS WINDOW

ARTISTS
CHURCH GLASS AND DFXORATING COMPANY

A WINDOW about 15 feet by 15 feet in painted glass, con-
sisting of 39 panels, 21 of which are figure pieces representing
scenes in the life of Erasmus, as follows:



Left-hand side

ERASMUS A PUPIL IN

THE SCHOOL OF THE

BROTHERS OF THE

COMMON LIFE AT

DEVENTER, I478



Centre



Right-hand side



ERASMUS PREPARING ADMITTED BACHELOR
HIS TRANSLATION AND DOCTOR AT

OF THE NEW TESTA- CAMBRIDGE AND
MENT INTO GREEK OXFORD

I513 1506



ERASMUS AT PARIS
INSTRUCTING SEV-
ERAL ENGLISHMEN,
1492



TEACHING YOUNG

ENGLISHMEN AND

WOMEN GREEK

I513



VISITING ITALY
AND BEING MADE
DOCTOR OF THEOL-
OGY AT PADUA
1506



PERSONIFICATION

OF THE ARTS

AND SCIENCES



PRESENTATION TO

KING HENRY VII

BY SIR THOMAS

MOORE AND LORD

MOUNTJOY

Given to the City in 19 12.
See illustration facing page 18.



MAKING THE

ACQUAINTANCE OF

COLET, DEAN OF

ST. Paul's
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BY
CHURCH GLASS AND DECORATING CO.

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE PAGE 1 8



GLASS — BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN

ERASMUS HALL— CONTINUED

LIBRARY

MEMORIAL TO WALTER B. GUNNISON

I 864-1916

ARTISTS
THE TIFFANY STUDIOS

A GROUP of 10 panels in opalescent, plated and painted
glass. The central panel shows a female figure crowned,
holding an open book, and standing before a throne. On
the two sides are representations of an exedra and landscape.
Over the central figure is the following

INSCRIPTION

IN MEMORIAM

WALTER BALFOUR GUNNISON, PH.D.

FIRST PRINCIPAL OF ERASMUS HALL HIGH SCHOOL

(1896-I916)

Given to the City in 191 9.



GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL

LIBRARY

KNOWLEDGE and WISDOM

ARTIST
M. T. LAMB

Two stained glass windows forming one group. In left
window a robed angel is represented holding a torch in right
hand and an open book in left. In right window a similar
figure is shown, carrying a palm branch in right hand, and a
sphere in left.

INSCRIPTIONS
KNO^VLEDGE WISDOM

GIVEN BY IN COMMEMORATION OF THE

THE ALUMNAE TO THE SCHOOL TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY

OF ITS OPENING

Given to the City in 1914. See illustration facing page 20.

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GLASS — BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN

GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL— CONTINUED

HALL

MEMORIAL TO CALVIN PATTERSON

I 847- I 902

ARTIST
THE TIFFANY STUDIOS

A WINDOW erected at end of first story hall. It consists
of two figures representing Alcuin, the great teacher of the
ninth century, demonstrating to Charlemagne, the great
ruler, the correct method of ascertaining the date of Easter.

INSCRIPTION

CALVIN PATTERSON

PRINCIPAL girls' HIGH SCHOOL

1887-I902

Given to the City in 1902.

PUBLIC SCHOOL No. 85, AUDITORIUM
STORY MEMORIAL

artist
frederick stymetz lamb

1863-

A WINDOW consisting of three panels, representing a rural
scene, and intended to exemplify the words of the Twenty-
third Psalm: "He maketh me to lie down in green pastures.
He leadeth me beside the still waters."

A mem.orial to Alice H. Story (1867-1912), Principal of
Primary Department, 1 894-1 91 2. On plate below is the

INSCRIPTION

IN MEMORY OF
ALICE H. STORY

Given to the City in 1913. See illustration facing page 22.

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GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL WINDOWS



BY
M. T. LAMB



FOR DESCRIPTION SEE PAGE 1 9



GLASS— BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN

WADLEIGH HIGH SCHOOL

MAIN CORRIDOR, FIRST STORY, WEST END

FORD MEMORIAL

ARTISTS

d'ascenzo studios

An opalescent glass window designated Knowxedge. It
represents a young girl carrying a book, behind whom stands
an angel holding a torch. In a panel is the following

inscription

the light that shineth more and more unto the

perfect day

in loving memory of

jessie frances ford
chairman of the department of english 1897-i916

Given to the City in 191 8.

MAIN CORRIDOR, FIRST STORY, EAST END

BOURNE AND WADLEIGH MEMORIAL

ARTISTS
SPIERO-LEDERLE CO.

An OPALESCENT glass window designated Faith. It
represents a draped female figure holding in her right hand
a sword, and in her left a lamp. In a panel, is the following

inscription

in honor of

lydia f. wadleigh and susan bourne

this window was presented to the

wadleigh high school

lydia f. wadleigh asso. and the classes of i909

Given to the City in 1909.

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GLASS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN

WADLEIGH HIGH SCHOOL— CONTINUED

SECOND STORY

VICTOR HUGO

ARTIST
THE GORHAM COMPANY

The Goethe window originally placed in first story
(described page 102 of Volume I of the Catalogue of Works
of Art belonging to the City of New York) has been placed
at the west end of the second story corridor and now forms
the left division of a double window. In the right division
is placed a corresponding window in the center of which is
a full face portrait. At the top of the window are inscribed
the v/ords Victor Hugo.

inscription
presented to

THE

WADLEIGH HIGH SCHOOL

BY

THE CLASSES OF I908

Given to the City in 1908.



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HUDSON MEMORIAL COLUMN

WEST 227TH STREET — SPUYTEN DUYVIL

ARTISTS
BABB, COOK AND WELCH

A Roman Doric Column, 80 feet high, of Milford granite,
set on a rectangular pedestal 20 feet high. On the capital
of column is a high pedestal on which it was intended to erect
a bronze statue of Henry Hudson for which a model was
made by Karl Bitter, N.A. ; and on the north and south faces
of the pedestal are incised panels intended for bronze reliefs
to be executed by H. M. Shrady, A.N. A. None of this
bronze work had been installed on 31st of December, 1919.

Given to the City in 1909.



SPANISH WAR MONUMENT

I37TH STREET AND THIRD AVENUE

ARTIST
ALBERT E. DAVIS

A Roman Doric Column of polished granite, 19 feet high;
mounted on an 8 foot plinth, and surmounted by a rectan-
gular block supporting a sphere. On base is a replica of the
McKinley Square Tablet described later; below which is the
following

inscription

to the brave men

of bronx borough

who gave their lives

for their country

in the war with spain

this memorial

is dedicated

A. D. I919

Given to the City in 1919.

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MONUMENTS — BOROUGH OF THE BRONX

WORLD WAR MONUMENT

I39TH STREET AND THIRD AVENUE

ARTISTS
HAROLD M. BOWDOIN, ARCHITECT

1876-
MENCONI BROTHERS, SCULPTORS

A COLUMN of the Doric Greek order, in granite, 22 feet
high, raised on a 6 foot plinth and step, and surmounted by
a block on which is an eagle.

INSCRIPTIONS

(south side)

TO THE HONORED DEAD

WHO MADE

THE SUPREME SACRIFICE

FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN

THE GREAT WAR

MCMXVII-MCMXIX

ERECTED IN LOVING MEMORY

OF THEM AND THEIR PATRIOTISM

BY THEIR FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS

OF LOCAL BOARD NUMBER TWO

NEW YORK CITY

On the other sides are inscribed 58 names.
Given to the City in 1919.



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PRISON SHIP MARTYRS MONUMENT

FORT GREENE PARK



ARTIST

STANFORD WHITE
1853-I906



Approached from Myrtle Avenue by an impressive flight
of one hundred granite steps, 80 feet wide, broken by two
wide platforms, is a paved terrace about 250 feet square on
each corner of which is part of a shaft of a Doric Greek
column in granite, against which is a bronze eagle designed
by Adolph A. Weinman, N.A.

The monument is of granite and consists of two low plat-
forms on which stands a colossal Doric Greek column 114
feet high and 17 feet 6 inches in diameter at its base; with
abacus decorated on faces with a Greek fret. On this is an
octagonal base, 6 feet high, on which stands a bronze tripod,
18 feet 9 inches high. The top of the column is reached
by stairs approached through a simple bronze door in the
base of the column.

On its face is the following



INSCRIPTION

1776

THE

PRISON

SHIP

MARTYRS

MONUMENT

1908

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MONUMENTS — BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN i

PRISON SHIP MARTYRS MONUMENT— CONTINUED \

I

On the lower platform of the grand stairway is the entrance

to a vault over which is inserted a slab of brown sandstone ;

on which is the following i

INSCRIPTION

IN THE NAME OF THE SPIRITS OF
THE DEPARTED FREE

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF THAT POR- ]

TION OF AMERICAN SEAMEN, SOLDIERS & i

CITIZENS WHO PERISHED IN THE CAUSE OF '

LIBERTY & THEIR COUNTRY ON BOARD THE j

PRISON SHIPS OF THE BRITISH (DURING THE i

REVOLUTIONARY WAR) AT THE WALL- ABOUT. .]

THIS IS THE CORNER STONE OF THE VAULT !
WHICH CONTAINS THEIR RELICS. ERECTED BY

THE TAMMANY SOCIETY OR COLUMBIAN j

ORDER OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK. THE GROUND J

FOR WHICH WAS BESTOWED BY JOHN JACKSON ',

NASSAU ISLAND, SEASON OF BLOSSOMS i

YEAR OF DISCOVERY, THE 316TH [

OF THE INSTITUTION THE IQTH AND OF

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE THE 32ND '■

APRIL THE 6th, 1808.



WALL-ABOUT
COMMITTEE



JACOB VANDERVOORT
JOHN JACKSON
BURDET STRYKER
ISSACHAR COZZENS
ROBERT TOWNSEND
BENJAMIN WATSON
SAMUEL COWDRY

WILLIAM AND DAVID CAMPBELL, BUILDERS.

Completed in 1908 and erected at the expense of the Gov-
ernments of the United States, of the State of New York,
of the City of New York, and of private citizens and patriotic
societies.

See illustration facing page 26.

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MONUMENTS— BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN



MAINE MONUMENT

COLUMBUS CIRCLE

ARTISTS

H. VAN BUREN MAGONIGLE, ARCHITECT

1867-

ATTILIO PICCIRILLI, A.N.A., SCULPTOR

1866-

This memorial takes the form of a monumental entrance
to Central Park. Constructed of marble unless otherwise
stated. In the centre is a pylon of marble, with granite
base, 43 feet 6 inches high, and about 12 feet square at the
base. On a plinth above this stands a group in bronze,
about 15 feet high. This central pylon is placed between
two broad roadways, on the sides of which are entrances for
foot passengers flanked by smaller pylons about 12 feet in
height and 9 feet square at the base, with stone seats.

The small pylons are decorated with maritime symbols in
low relief. On the south side of the central pylon is a large
basin in which is placed the representation of the prow of a
wooden battle ship on which stands a sculptured group of
heroic size consisting of a central robed female figure with
outstretched arms representing peace. On her right, seated
at her feet, is a nude female embracing a weeping boy, repre-
senting FORTITUDE.

On the north side is a group of heroic size consisting of a
robed female with uplifted hands and closed eyes represent-
ing JUSTICE. On her right, seated at her feet, is a nude
male holding a bronze sword in his uplifted right hand. On
her left is a half nude female reading from a tablet, repre-
senting HISTORY.

On the east side is a colossal nude figure of a reclining
youth symbolizing the Atlantic; and on the west side, a
corresponding colossal nude figure of a reclining elderly man
with flowing beard symbolizing the pacific.

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MONUMENTS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN

MAINE MONUMENT— CONTINUED

On the top of the central pylon is a colossal group in bronze
representing a robed female standing in a shell drawn by
three sea-horses, symbolizing COLUMBIA triumphant. On
the central pylon are the following

INSCRIPTIONS

On the east and west sides are inscribed the names of those
who lost their lives in the sinking of the battleship Maine in
the harbor of Havana, February 15, 1898.



On the south side



TO

valiant seamen
WHO perished in the

MAINE

BY FATE UNWARNED

IN DEATH UNAFRAID

MDCCCXCVIII

MCMXII



On the north side



TO j

THE FREEMEN j

WHO DIED IN THE j

WAR WITH SPAIN !

THAT OTHERS I

MIGHT BE FREE

MDCCCXCVIII \

MCMXII -i



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On the pedestal of the north sculptured group is inscribed j

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ERECTED THROUGH PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION i

BY 1

NATIONAL MAINE MONUMENT COMMITTEE j

JAMES GRANT WILSON, CHAIRMAN {

WILLIAM R. HEARST GEORGE F. SHRADY l

JOHN W. KELLER J. EDWARD SIMMONS ,

Given to the City in 1913.



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MONUMENTS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN

REVOLUTIONARY CANNON

BATTERY PARK, NEAR BARGE OFFICE

A REVOLUTIONARY iron cannon 50 inches long with bore
2Y2 inches; mounted on a granite base. On the face of the
base, on a bronze tablet, is the following

INSCRIPTION

THIS ANCIENT CANNON

WAS EXHUMED IN 1 892 ON THE SITE OF

NO. 55 BROADWAY ON THE CORNER OF EXCHANGE ALLEY

OR "the HIGHWAY LEADING TO THE

FORTIFICATION CALLED OYSTER PASTY" 1695-1783

PRESENTED TO THE CITY OF NEW YORK BY

WILLIAM HENRY MAIRS

PLACED HERE BY THE CHILDREN OF

THE CITY HISTORY CLUB

I914

Given to the City in 1914.



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MONUMENTS— BOROUGH OF RICHMOND

SPANISH WAR MONUMENT

ST. GEORGE

ARTIST
ALLEN G. NEWMAN

1875-

A BRONZE figure of heroic size, representing a soldier march-
ing at ease; hence commonly called The Hiker. It is
erected on the esplanade northeast of the Borough Hall, and
stands on a granite pedestal about 8 feet high. This stone
was part of an old gun foundation which accounts for the
hole in the back.

Given to the City in 191 6.



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MURAL PAINTINGS— BOROUGH OF

BROOKLYN

BIRTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATION

EASTERN DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL

ARTIST

FREDERICK LINCOLN STODDARD
1861-

Three allegorical paintings in oil, 8 feet by 12 feet, placed
in adjacent panels on walls of Keap Street entrance.

Left panel

THE GIFT OF FIRE

On cliffs in background is shown Prometheus bound to a
rock. In foreground are depicted the nude figures of a
man and woman reaching forward to enlightenment repre-
sented by a flame, the animal world being represented by a
snarling tiger.

Central panel

THE DAWN OF CIVILIZATION

In foreground a peaceful lion is shown wreathed with
flowers by a babe held by its half clothed mother on the
right, while the father on the left holds a piece of rough pot-
tery. In the centre background the spirit of light approaches
in the form of a female figure draped in white, carrying a
lighted lamp.

Right panel

THE BIRTH OF THE ALPHABET

Two warriors in background. In foreground a half draped
man cutting with a spearhead the Greek letter delta on
surface of a rock.

Given to the City in 1915.
See illustration facing page 34.

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MURAL PAINTINGS — BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN

COMMERCE, ANCIENT AND MODERN

COMMERCIAL HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM

ARTIST
A. BOGDANOVE

1887-

Two allegorical paintings in oil, 14 feet by 17 feet.

ANCIENT COMMERCE

In foreground slaves are shown displaying merchandise to
prospective purchasers. In background ancient ships are
indicated on the shore of the sea, with fishing vessels in the
far distance, and a camel caravan on the beach.

See illustration facing page 36.

MODERN COMMERCE

In foreground laborers are shown on the sea-shore handling
a bale of goods. In the near distance modern ocean steamers
are depicted. The background represents the harbour of
New York City, with a battleship in the middle distance,
and the Brooklyn Bridge in the far distance.

Given to the City in 191 9.



WASHINGTON BEFORE THE BATTLE OF LONG

ISLAND

PUBLIC SCHOOL NO. 5

ARTIST

FREDERICK STYMETZ LAMB

1863-

Three panels, 8 feet 8 inches high, painted in oil, repre-
senting Washington and his officers in the intrenchments
before the Battle of Long Island. The centre panel, 16 feet
wide, represents Washington examining a map, with six

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officers surrounding him; to the right a sentry stands at
attention by a cannon. The left panel, 7 feet wide, repre-
sents three soldiers and an officer standing by a cannon. The
right panel of same width represents three soldiers, an officer
and a drummer boy. On adjacent wall panels are the fol-
lowing



INSCRIPTIONS



(left panel)

THE
CONFERENCE

BETWEEN

WASHINGTON

AND HIS

OFFICERS

IN

Given to the City in 191 1,



(right panel)

THE

FORTIFICATION

ON THE HEIGHT

BEFORE

THE BATTLE

OF
LONG ISLAND



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MURAL PAINTINGS, ETC.— BOROUGH OF

MANHATTAN



"AM I MY BROTHER'S KEEPER?" i

BOARD OF EDUCATION BUILDING I

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ARTIST ;

J. C. DOLLMAN \

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A PAINTING in oil depicting the misery of the unemployed. \

It represents a bench on the Thames embankment on which j

are sleeping, under the glare of an electric light, five men ]

and a woman with her babe. Intended by the donor to \

illustrate the necessity of industrial education. ;

Height 48 in. ; width 72 in. j

Given to the City in 191 1. i



DE WITT CLINTON HIGH SCHOOL

MURAL PAINTING IN ENTRANCE HALL

ARTIST
JAY VAN EVEREN

Three lunettes painted in oil. The artist intended,
through the morning sky and flowers, to typify the Spring
time or morning of youth. The central lunette shows in
centre a youth holding a roll on which is the word Veritas.
On each side of him is a seated youth. The smaller lunettes
show birds and woodland.

Given to the City in 1916.

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DUTCH AND INDIANS TRADING

WASHINGTON IRVING HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM

ARTIST
ROBERT K. RYLAND

1873-

A MURAL decoration in oil depicting two Dutch traders,
who have landed from a boat, bargaining with two Indian
braves for pelts and corn. In front of them are two Indian
women, and a young girl, examining cloth and jewelry.

Given to the City in 191 7.



MILITARY ENGINEERING

TWENTY-SECOND REGIMENT ARMORY STAIRWAY

ARTIST
RALPH T. WILLIS

Three panels, each 28 feet by 5 feet 6 inches, representing
work of army engineering in course of construction; and
eight small panels of conventional design, displaying shields,
on which are engineering symbols.

Purchased by the City in 1913.
See illustration facing page 38.

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PORTRAITS



PORTRAITS— BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN

FREDERIC A. WARD

JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT, NOVEMBER 1898-JANUARY 1 899
justices' CHAMBERS, COUNTY COURT HOUSE

ARTIST

JOHN W. ALEXANDER, N.A.

1856-I915

A HALF-LENGTH portrait in oil. Subject is shown seated
with left side towards observer, left arm resting on arm of
chair, holding a closed book in hand.

Given to the City in 1914.



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PORTRAITS— BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN



STEPHEN GROVER CLEVELAND

I 837-1 908

PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, 1 885-89; 1 893-97



CITY HALL



ARTIST



EASTMAN JOHNSON, N.A.

I 8 24- I 906

A THREE-QUARTER length portrait in oil. Subject i& shown
seated close to a table with right hand resting on a docu-
ment, and left hand on arm of chair.

Height, 60 in. ; width, 42 in. Signed E. J.

Given to City in 19 12.

See illustration facing page 44.



ALFRED GEORGE COMPTON
1835-1913

PROFESSOR IN COLLEGE OF CITY OF NEW YORK 1853-I9II
CITY COLLEGE, TOWER ROOM

ARTIST

GEORGE RUFUS BOYNTON

1861-

A FULL-LENGTH portrait in oil. Subject is represented
seated with legs crossed, left hand on left knee, right arm
resting on back of chair; with eye-glasses in hand.

Height, 55 in.; width, 35 in. Painted in 1905.

44




STEPHEN GROVER CLEVELAND

BY
EASTMAN JOHNSON, N.A.

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE PAGE 44



PORTRAITS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN

ROBERT OGDEN DOREMUS
I 824-1 906

PROFESSOR IN COLLEGE OF CITY OF NEW YORK, 1852-I902
CITY COLLEGE, TOWER ROOM

ARTIST

GEORGE RUFUS BOYNTON

1861-

A THREE-QUARTER length portrait in oil. Subject is repre-
sented in academic cap and gown seated in high-backed chair
with right arm resting on its arm.

Height, 55 in.; width, 393^ in. Painted in 1903.

See illustration facing page 46.



PHILIP WANTON ENGS

FIRE ALARM HEADQUARTERS

ARTIST
UNKNOWN

A THREE-QUARTER length portrait in oil. ^

INSCRIPTIONS

BLESSED BE HEAVEN THERE IS HERE AND THERE A MAN BORN
WHO LOVES TRUTH AS TRUTH SHOULD BE LOVED, WITH ALL
HIS HEART AND ALL HIS SOUL, AND HATES UNTRUTH WITH A
CORRESPONDING HATRED.

CARLYLE

PHILIP WANTON ENGS

ASSISTANT ENGINEER 1824-1833

COMMISSIONER 1865-1867

PRESENTED TO THE NEW YORK FIRE DEPARTMENT

BY HIS GRANDSON
EDWARD LAWTON SNYDER

Given to the City in 191 1.

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PORTRAITS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN

JOHN HUSTON FINLEY

1863-

PRESIDENT OF THE COLLEGE OF CITY OF NEW YORK,

I903-I913

CITY COLLEGE, TOWER ROOM

ARTIST

SAMUEL JOHNSON WOOLF

1880-

A THREE-QUARTER length portrait in oil. Subject, in
academic robe without cap, is shown standing, with extended
right hand holding a small book, and left hand in pocket of
coat.

Height, 63 in.; width, 423^ in. Painted in 1905.



FRANK T. FITZGERALD
1857-1907

SURROGATE, NEW YORK COUNTY 1893-I907
HALL OF RECORDS

ARTIST

JOHN W. ALEXANDER, N.A.
I856-I915

A HALF-LENGTH portrait in oil, representing subject in full
official robes seated by a table on which he rests left arm.

Height, 36 in.; width, 54 in. Given to the City in 1909.

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ROBERT OGDEN DOREMUS

BY
GEORGE RUFUS BOYNTON



FOR DESCRIPTION SEE PAGE 45



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PORTRAITS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN

WILLIAM J. GAYNOR

1851-1913

MAYOR OF GREATER NEW YORK, I9IO-I913

CITY HALL

ARTIST
J. CAMPBELL PHILLIPS

1873-

A THREE-QUARTER portrait in oil. The subject is shown
standing with thumbs of hands in trousers' pockets.

Height, 39 in. ; width, 29 in. Purchased by the City in 1913.

See illustration facing page 48.



CHARLES GEORGE HERBERMANN

1840-1916

PROFESSOR IN THE COLLEGE OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK,

I 869-1 916

CITY COLLEGE, TOWER ROOM

ARTIST
VICTOR DAVID HECHT

1873-

A THREE-QUARTER length portrait in oil. Subject is shown
wearing white waistcoat and white tie, seated with hands
folded in front.

Height, 49 in.; width, 35 in. - Painted in 191 1.

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PORTRAITS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN

HENRY PHELPS JOHNSTON

1842-

PROFESSOR IN THE COLLEGE OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK,

1879-I916

CITY COLLEGE, TOWER ROOM

ARTIST

EDWIN B. CHILD

1868-

A HALF-LENGTH portrait in oil. Subject shown seated,
wearing spectacles; only upper half of left hand shown.

Height, 30 in. ; width, 25 in.



HENRY M. LEIPZIGER

1854-1917 j

SUPERVISOR OF FREE LECTURES, NEW YORK CITY j

CITY COLLEGE, TOWER ROOM .

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ARTIST i

A. ROMES i

A FULL-LENGTH portrait in oil. Subject, with heavy beard ;
and wearing white cravat, is shown seated with both arms


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