Daniel Webster (1782-1852), Class of 1801

Chester Harding, American, 1792 - 1866



Oil on canvas

Overall: 27 × 22 3/16 in. (68.6 × 56.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Charles Woodbury



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view

Exhibition History

Bradley S.Toombs, used B&W reproduction of the image on a panel for the James Madison Exhibition at The James Madison Museum in Orange, Virginia, 2001.

Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 4-December 11, 2005.

Happy Birthday Daniel Webster, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth Collge, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 5, 1975-January 25, 1976.

Publication History

Leah Lipton, A Truthful Likeness: Chester Harding and his Portraits, Washington, DC: National Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 1985, p.186.

Catalogue of Portraits, and other works of Art at Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth College, 1932, p. 42, no.183.

Bonnie Carman Harvey, Daniel Webster: "Liberty and Union, Now and Forever", Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, Inc., 2001, 112 pp., ill. p. 6.

Barbara Thompson, Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2005.


Charles Woodbury; given to present collection, 1918.

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