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Portrait of Franklin Pierce

1998.407 (RS22638)

Description

Bust-length portrait of Franklin Pierce. Pierce is depicted with wavy, short dark hair and dark eyes and is wearing a dark coat, vest and a scarf with a white shirt. Mounted in a 1 1/2 in. wooden frame.

Details

Maker
Buttre, John Chester, 1821-1893 (Maker)
Date
1852
Inscriptions
Printed beneath print: ""Engraved by J.C. Buttre from a Daguerrotype./ Printed by J.C. Buttre./ Published by J.C. Buttre, 61 Fulton Street, N.Y./ For sale by Dewitt & Davenport, Tribune Buildings. Entered according...in the year 1852 by J.C. Buttre in the Clerk's office...for the Southern District of New York.""
Location of origin
New York, NY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
presidencies
Presidency
prints (visual works)
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
Franklin Pierce
Dimensions
13 x 10.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.407
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18371

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