Portrait of Gerome Ferris


Stephen Ferris drew this pencil portrait of his son Gerome as a Christmas present for his new daughter-in-law, Annette Ryder Ferris, in 1894. Gerome and Annette were married in May of that year.

In 1927 Gerome Ferris made the first donation to the Smithsonian of prints, drawings, and photographs that he and his father had collected, and his widow made a second donation in 1932.

Date Made: Christmas, 18941894

Original Artist: Ferris, Stephen James

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Portraits


See more items in: Work and Industry: Graphic Arts, Ferris Collection, Communications, Art


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: GA.16656Catalog Number: GA*16656Accession Number: 119780

Object Name: drawing

Physical Description: paper (overall material)graphite (overall material)Measurements: image: 15 cm x 12.5 cm; 5 7/8 in x 4 15/16 insheet: 26.5 cm x 18.5 cm; 10 7/16 in x 7 5/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-9a8e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1348019

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