Eleazar Wheelock Ripley (1782-1839), Class of 1800

Unknown American, American


before 1830

Oil on canvas

Overall: 36 × 28 in. (91.4 × 71.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. A. W. Roberts



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view

Publication History

Donald E. Graves, Red Coats and Grey Jackets: The Battle of Chippawa, 5 July 1814, Toronto and Oxford: Dundurn Press, 1994, ill. p. 129

Donald E. Graves, The Battle of Lundy's Lane: On the Niagra in 1814, Baltimore: Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America, 1993, ill. p. ?

John C. Fredriksen,The Officers of the War of 1812 with Portraits and Anecdotes: The United States Army Left Division Gallery of Honor; Studies in Local and Institutional History, Volume 1, Lewiston: The Edwin Mellon Press, 1989, ill. p. 79

Catalogue of Portraits, and other works of Art at Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth College, 1932, p. 34, no. 137.

The Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 6, 1881.

George Hill Evans, Catalogue of Portraits and other works of art in the gallery of Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth College, 1901, p. 22, no. 58.

John C. Fredriksen, American Military Leaders: From the Colonial Times to the Present, 2 vols., Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 1999, 926 p., ill. p. 661.

Richard V. Barbuto, Niagara, 1814: America Invades Canada, Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2000, 410 pp.


1830 wedding gift of General Eleazar Wheelock Ripley to his 2nd wife Aurelia Smith Davis Ripley (Smith Woodward) ; 1894 given to Dartmouth by Lucy Ann Smith Roberts (Mrs. A.W.) of New Orleans (daughter of Ripley's 2nd wife from a later marriage).

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