John Brooks Wheeler, Age 54, November 1824 (born 1770)

Ethel Jarvis Wheeler, American, 1871 - 1917
after Henry Cheever Pratt, American, 1803 - 1880



Oil on canvas

Overall: 27 9/16 × 24 1/2 in. (70 × 62.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mary Wheeler Smith and Everett P. Wheeler



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

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Research Area


Not on view


Signed, dated, and inscribed on reverse: "John Brooks Wheeler, aged 54. Nov. 1824. Orford, N.H. / Painted by Henry C. Pratt, a pupil of S. F. B. Morse" (inscription on original.) Copied by E. J. Wheeler, pupil of Montague Flagg Kenyon Cox. Feb. 1905 / Presented to Dartmouth College by Everett P. Wheeler & Mary Wheeler Smith, Grandchildren of John Brooks Wheeler.


Mary Brooks Smith and Everett P. Wheeler, grandchildren of the sitter; given to present collection, 1905.

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