Benjamin Pierce Cheney (1825-1895), A.M. 1880

Thomas Bayley Lawson, American, 1807 - 1888
after Hubert von Herkomer, English, 1849 - 1914


not dated

Oil on canvas

Overall: 42 × 29 3/4 in. (106.7 × 75.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view



Exhibition History

Mrs. [Lillian Streeter Lucas Chance] Britton Chance, 4014 Pine Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1964-present.

Mrs. [Ruth Cheney] Thomas W. Street, [sitter's great-granddaughter],Morristown, New Jersey, 1963

Publication History

Catalogue of Portraits, and other works of Art at Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth College, 1932, p. 12, no. 28.

George Hill Evans, Catalogue of Portraits and other works of art in the gallery of Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth College, 1901, p. 27, no. 83.


Possibly purchased from the artist; 1883.

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