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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