Benjamin Strong correspondence with Gari Melchers, 1924-1926
Strong, Benjamin, 1872-1928
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
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.
Benjamin Strong correspondence with Gari Melchers, 1924-1926. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001