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Call #:
1957.17.1
Title:
William G. Larned
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    ca. 1870
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifact; Art; Painting, Portrait
    Materials:
    oil
    canvas
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island, Providence
    Description:
    Three quarter seated portrait of a middle-aged man, wearing a black coat and bow tie with a white linen shirt and a stiff white collar. He is holding in his left hand a folded newspaper which reads "Morning and General". He is seated in front of a red drapery.
    Dimensions:
    Height:30 in x Width:25 in
    Research Notes:
    William G. Larned (1787 - 1871), was editor of the Morning Courier and Daily Journal in Providence.
    Bibliographic References:
    (Goodyear Jr., Frank H. American Paintings in the Rhode Island Historical Society. Providence, RI: the Rhode Island Historical Society, 1974. Image 208, page 101.)
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