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Benjamin Lincoln

Artist:
James Peale (American, Chestertown, Maryland 1749–1831 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date:
1794
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
1 7/8 x 1 1/2 in. (4.8 x 3.7 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of J. William Middendorf II, 1968
Accession Number:
68.222.8
Not on view
The sitter (1733-1810) served in the American Revolution and was acclaimed for his negotiations with Native Americans. He was later lieutenant governor of Massachusetts and the first collector for the Port of Boston.
Signature: [on obverse, ________]: I P/ 1794
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