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Portrait of Deacon Samuel Whiting

1964.138 (RS5253)

Description

Half-length portrait of man in profile facing left, long hair. short beard.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1825
Inscriptions
Pen script on reverse, center: ""Den. Saml/ Whiting/ Ob 1843/ Billerica, Mass."" Printed in ink on page holder, around circumference of picture is ""Deac Sam Whiting, Billerica, Ob 1843/ This profile...colored by his son/ about the year eighteen hundred/ and ten Came into my possession in 1878""
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
ink
Ink
paintings (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
People and organizations
Deacon Samuel Whiting
Dimensions
5.5 x 4.25 x 0.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1964.138
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Austin Smith
GUSN
46941

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