BENJAMIN ALTMAN (1840-1913). An American merchant and philanthropist, Altman started a New York dry-goods company and he donated his extensive art collection to the Metropolitan Museum.
Merchant Benjamin Altman Signs A Check
BENJAMIN ALTMAN. DS. 1pp. 8" x 2 3/4". New York. Nov. 8th 1905. A "Chemical National Bank" check signed by noted merchant Benjamin Altman. He paid "Philip Lich $24.75". The piece is in fine condition and an unobtrusive cut cancellation affects nothing.