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Portrait of Alexander Hamilton

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Portrait of Alexander Hamilton

20th century
289 x 201 mm (11.4 x 7.9 in.)

Samuel Arlent Edwards, American, (1862–1938)
After Jonathan Trumbull,

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Mezzotint printed in brown ink on chine collé
Print impression quality: Excellent
Edition: Series XII/75; published by The Society of Iconophiles, 1910
Marks: Printed below image, center: "Alexander Hamilton / From a painting by Trumbull, In possession of the city of New York / Engraved for the Society of Iconophiles by S Arlent-Edwards / 1909." Inscribed in pencil in other hand, lower left: "Series XII 75 impressions"
Bibliography: Richard H. Lawrence, History of the Society of Iconophiles (New York, 1930), pp. 173 (illustrated) and 251–253.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1944
Accession Number: 1944.D1.223

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  • government
  • male portraits
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness; for representations of fictional or mythological characters, use "figures (representations)." [March 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor m

  • plate Dimensions: 289 x 201 mm (11.4 x 7.9 in.)

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