Portrait of Franklin Pierce

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1852

GUSN

GUSN-18371

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

Descriptive Terms

portraits
prints (visual works)
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
presidencies
Picture
Portrait
Unidentified Paper
Stipple Engraved
Presidency
Portrait

Inscription

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.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

Franklin Pierce

Maker

Buttre, John Chester, 1821-1893 (Maker)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

13 x 10.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.407

Places

New York state (United States)