Henry Shaw

Cephas Thompson, American, 1775 - 1856


not dated

Oil on canvas

Overall: 26 1/4 × 22 1/4 in. (66.7 × 56.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Eleanor St. George, in memory of her husband, Charles St. George



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Label on reverse: Purchased about 1912 from the Alden Family on the shores of Lake Chautauqua, NY migrated from Middleboro, Mass.

Exhibition History

Carpenter Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1976.

New Selections from the College Collection, Carpenter Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire,February 23-June 30, 1979.

Portraits at Dartmouth, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, Mary 10-April 16, 1978.


Alden Family, Lake Chautauqua, New York; sold to Eleanor St. George (1880-unknown), about 1912; given to present collection, 1952.

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