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Oil portrait of Silas Casey (1734-1814) on canvas, dressed in brown coat and white stock. Background shows seascape with lighthouse and sailing ship. Plain molded rectangular frame painted brown (not original; probably 20th century).
oil paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
In 1781, Silas Casey came into sole charge of the divided estate. Silas and Abigail were the only members of the Casey family to make the farm their home, living there from 1787 until 1812.
"Silas Casey/ husband of Abigail Coggeshall/and father of Wanton Casey" (Black ink)
Original to Casey Farm (Saunderstown, R.I.),
31 1/4 x 25 (HxW) (inches)
Bequest of Edward P. Casey
Saunderstown (Washington county, Rhode Island)
Rhode Island (United States)