George W. Matsell (1811-1877)

George Washington Matsell, a bookseller by trade, was the New York City Chief of Police from 1845 to 1857. He had a force of approximately 800 men. At the time this photo was taken, Matsell was superintendent of police.

Date:
1880 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES18178
Photographer:
Abraham Bogardus
Height:
1251px
Width:
755px
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