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Call #:
1962.20.1
Title:
Commodore Joel Abbott
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • Hully, Joan (Mrs. Benjamin) - Artist
  • Date:
    ca. 1838
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifact; Art; Painting, Portrait
    Materials:
    oil
    canvas
    Medium:
    Painting
    Place of production/origin:
    United States,
    Description:
    Bust portrait of man in blue military uniform with brass buttons and epaulets, wearing spectacles and holding sword. This is a copy of an original, done in China.
    Dimensions:
    Height:28.5 in x Width:22 in
    --or--
    Height:72.4 cm x Width:55.9 cm
    Research Notes:
    Joel Abbot (1793-1855) born in Westford, Massachusetts. Served in the navy as Midshipman during the War of 1812,
    Provenance:
    Gift of Joan Hulley , 1962
    Bibliographic References:
    (Goodyear Jr., Frank H. American Paintings in the Rhode Island Historical Society. Providence, RI: the Rhode Island Historical Society, 1974. Image 129, page 99.)
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