Portrait of Benjamin Tallmadge



Object ID:
1974-09-1
Category:
Images of People
Medium:
oil on canvas
Creator:
Ezra Ames (1768-1836)
Date:
ca. 1825
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
Associated Place:
New York City, NY
Size:
39 1/2"length x 33" width
Description:
Oil on canvas portrait of Benjamin Tallmadge 1/2 length image of older man, full face, turned slightly to the right, bold forehead, thin grey hair, stern blue eyes and large curved nose. Wearing a black coat, black vest, standing pleated ruffle white shirt, high white collar and tie. Label on back - "Colonel Benjamin Tallmadge/First Regiment Light Dragoons/of Connecticut Revolutionary/Born at Brookhaven, L.I./(illegible) erg 1754. Died at/(illegible) es"

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