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Hon. James H. Duncan

2006.44.1079 (RS10873)

Description

Framed photographic print of a portrait of James H. Ducan. He is represented in bust, turning right. He wears a suit jacket and vest, a button up shirt with a turn up collar with an ornate bow tie. The frame of the original painting is seen in the photograph.

Details

Maker
Powers, Marion, d. 1962 (Painter)
Date
1906-1910
Inscriptions
"Hon. James H. Duncan/ of Haverhill, Mass./ Photograph of a portrait in oil/ by Mrs. Marion Powers of Boston/ painted about 1906 for his daughter/ Mrs. Mary D. Harris and by her/ presented to the Haverhill Historical/ Society and now hung at the/ "Buttonwoods". It was worked up from/ several photographs and from the/ engraving in Chase's History of Haverhill/ which was counted by all his friends/ to have been an excellent likeness/ Labelled by me in 1910/ Stephen W. Phillips." (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
photographic prints
Print, Photographic
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Duncan, James Henry, 1793-1869
Dimensions
12 9/16 x 10 12/16 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1079
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
222954

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