Philip Hone

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NYPL ID number: 1262609




Print Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations
Merchants often chose to resell their goods at auction houses such as the one run by the Hone brothers. There is where Philip Hone made his fortune before choosing to enter politics and serve as New York’s mayor for one term.


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“Philip Hone,” Black Gotham Archive, accessed July 10, 2018,