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Portrait of General Silas Casey

1955.313 (RS120710)

Description

Portrait of General Silas Casey (1807-1882). Black and white engraving entitled "Silas Casey/ Maj. Gen. Silas Casey, U.S.V." Head and shoulder view of gentleman in U.S. military uniform. Pierced and carved Victorian black frame.

Details

Maker
Reproduction of Gardner, A. (Photographer)
Buttre, J. C. (Engraver)
Date
ca. 1875
Inscriptions
"Photo by A. Gardner; eng'd by J.C. Buttre." (printed)
"General Silas Casey/ Son of Wanton Casey/and husband of Abby Perry Pearce (Married 1830)" (handwritten)
Location of origin
New York, NY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Casey Farm (Saunderstown, R.I.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
armed forces
Engraving
engravings (prints)
paper (fiber product)
portraits
People and organizations
Casey, Silas, 1807-1882
Dimensions
11 1/4 x 8 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1955.313
Credit Line
Bequest of Edward P. Casey
GUSN
25834

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