Benjamin Strong correspondence with Gari Melchers, 1924-1926

Strong, Benjamin, b. 1872 d. 1928
Art patron, Businessperson
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 19 items

Collection Summary: Correspondence including 19 letters between Benjamin Strong and Gari Melchers about a 1925 portrait painting of Strong by Melchers. They write about schedules and fees. The painting is owned by the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.

Biographical/Historical Note: Benjamin Strong (1872-1928) was a banker and governor of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York who was the subject of a 1925 portrait by Gari Melchers.

Donated 2015 by Margot Semler, Benjamin Strong's granddaughter.

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