Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography/Gerry, Samuel Lancaster
GERRY, Samuel Lancaster, artist, b. in Boston, Mass., 10 May, 1813. He was mostly self-taught, and, with the exception of three years abroad, his professional life has been passed chiefly in Boston. He was an original member of the Boston art club, and its president in 1858. Among his works are “The Gorge of the Rhine,” “The Old Man of the Mountain,” “Pasture Gate,” “Land of Beulah” (now owned by Wellesley college), “Over the River,” “Bridal Tour of Priscilla and John Alden,” “The Artist's Dream” (1878), and “American Tourists,” sent, to the exhibition at Philadelphia in 1876.