Daniel Webster (1782-1852), Class of 1801

Joseph Alexander Ames, American, 1816 - 1872

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mid-19th century

Oil on canvas

Overall: 36 x 29 in. (91.4 x 73.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Allen C. Dubois

P.967.46

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Not signed. Not dated.

Exhibition History

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.

The Godlike Black Dan, A Selection of Portraits from Life in Commemoration of the Two Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Daniel Webster, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C., June 4-November 28, 1982.

Publication History

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

James Barber and Frederick Voss, The Godlike Black Dan, A Selection of Portraits from Life in Commemoration of the Two Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Daniel Webster, Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1982, p. 44-46.

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