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Call #:
1985.18.1
Title:
Governor Elisha Dyer
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • Farnum, H. Cyrus
  • Date:
    1895
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifact; Art; Painting, Portrait
    Materials:
    oil
    canvas
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island, Providence
    Description:
    Three quarter view of elderly gentleman, with white hair and handlebar moustache. He is wearing coat, vest, trousers and wing-collared shirt. Hair is parted in center. The background is reddish brown, with books on table and candlestick in right ground.
    Dimensions:
    Height:51 in x Width:36.5 in
    Research Notes:
    Elisha Dyer (1839 - 1906) served two terms as Governor of Rhode Island and was Mayor of Providence in 1906.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Elisha Dyer, Sr. , 1985
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