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Call #:
Joseph Carpenter Wheaton
Collection type:
Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    ca. 1810
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifact; Art; Painting, Portrait
    Half length portrait of heavy set man dressed in a dark green coat, green and yellow pattern on white vest, and a stiff collar. He has a ruddy face, large blue eyes, and dark hair in sideburns.
    Height:27.25 in x Width:24 in
    Research Notes:
    On back "Joseph Carpenter Wheaton was born March 28 1783. Joseph Wheaton (his father) was bron September 4 1717, died March 6, 1789. Married October 7, 1743 to Lydia [Kent?] of Barrington. Joseph Carpenter Wheaton and Catherine M. Sabin married June 25, 1810."
    Bequest of Delia Dyer Cole , 1938
    Bibliographic References:
    (Goodyear Jr., Frank H. American Paintings in the Rhode Island Historical Society. Providence, RI: the Rhode Island Historical Society, 1974. Image 38, page 38.)
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