Albert Gallatin, daguerreotype, circa 1845.
Close Window

Albert Gallatin, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, with walking stick.

Credit: Library of Congress

Gallatin would live a long and productive life. After serving as American minister to France 1816 to1823 he moved to New York and was president of the National Bank of New York, 1831-1839, first president of the American Ethnographical Society, and first president of the New York Historical Society.

Back to Top