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Image of 1873.005 - Portrait

1873.005 - Portrait

Portrait of Judge Willard Hall (1780-1875), who served in the Delaware General Assembly, as U.S. Representative from Delaware, and as a judge for the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. The portrait depicts a three-quarters-view bust portrait of an elderly man with longish, white receding hair who is facing left. The subject wears a black suit with a white shirt and black bow tie. He is portrayed against a brown, empty background.

Image of 1880.002 - Portrait

1880.002 - Portrait

Framed, oil on wood panel portrait of Wilmington lawyer, Archibald Hamilton (1782-1841). The portrait is a half-length, three-quarters view of a slightly plump, older man with curly red hair and sideburns who is facing right. He is seated in a chair and wears a heavy, double-breasted black coat with two rows of brass buttons down the front, a tan waistcoat, and a white shirt and cravat. The sitter served under Captain Caesar A. Rodney as First Lieutenant of the 2nd Company of Artillery in the War of 1812. He was also a member of a committee that sought unsuccessfully to bring a branch of the Bank of the United States to Wilmington and served as Commissioner for the Union National Bank o

Image of 1883.007 - Portrait

1883.007 - Portrait

Framed, oil on wood panel portrait of the Reverend. Eliphalet Wheeler Gilbert (1793-1853), a Presbyterian minister and President of Delaware College. The subject is shown seated in three-quarters view and wears a dark suit and white shirt and cravat. He has a full head of hair and sideburns and looks out while turning the pages of a book with his right hand.

Image of 1897.001 - Portrait

1897.001 - Portrait

Framed, oil on canvas portrait of Captain Thomas MacDonough, Jr. (1783 -1825), a naval officer who achieved fame during the War of 1812 commanding the American naval forces that defeated the British at the Battle of Plattsburg on Lake Champlain on September 11, 1814. The bust portrait depicts a young man with reddish hair dressed in a Naval uniform of the early 19th century with a high, dark stock around the neck and a heart pendant hanging below it.

Image of 1899.008 - Portrait

1899.008 - Portrait

Oval miniature portrait of Governor Thomas Stockton (1781-1846): Bust view of a man with brown hair and ruddy cheeks who is turned to face the viewer. The subject wears a dark jacket and white shirt. Oval mat and gilded oval frame. A label on the reverse reads: "Dec. 15, 1899/ Miniature of / Gov. Stockton / Copy By / Alice Hay / From Miss Eliz. S. Moore"; written on backing, "Portrait of Thomas Stockton/ Governor of Delaware 1845-46/ Born 1781- Died 1846. . . Dec. 15. 1899.

Image of 1912.001.001 - Portrait

1912.001.001 - Portrait

Portrait of George A. Townsend (1841-1914): Three-quarter length portrait of a standing man with dark hair and a moustache. The subject wears a dark suit and has an overcoat draped over one arm. He carries a silver-topped cane and gloves.

Image of 1914.001.001 - Portrait

1914.001.001 - Portrait

Framed, oil on canvas portrait of Zenas B. Glazier. The bust portrait depicts a man with dark, side parted hair and long, curling sideburns. The subject wears a black overcoat and stock over a white, high-collared shirt. He is portrayed against a brown, empty background.

Image of 1914.001.002 - Portrait

1914.001.002 - Portrait

Framed, oil on canvas portrait of Mrs. Zenas B. Glazier. The portrait depicts a bust view of a woman with dark hair and brown eyes who is wearing a black dress and white bonnet with a large blue ribbon tied at the throat. She also wears a gold brooch and chain that extends down the front of the bodice. She is seated in a chair with red upholstery and is shown against an empty background.

Image of 1918.002.002 - Portrait

1918.002.002 - Portrait

Framed, oil on canvas portrait of Winlock Clarke, who was in the Navy during the Revolutinary War. He died on April 6, 1810 when he fell from the Brig Pizarro where it was docked and drowned. The portrait features a three-quarters bust view of a man with dark, wavy hair and brown eyes. The subject wears a naval officer's uniform with epaulets and black bow tie. There is a plaque affixed to front of the frame: "Lieut. Winlock Clarke presented by Elizabeth Clarke Churchman to U.S.D. 1812." There is also a paper label: "July 2, 1918 Portrait of Winlock Clarke, U.S. Navy. From Miss Eliz. C. Churchman."

Image of 1927.011 - Portrait

1927.011 - Portrait

Framed, oil on canvas portrait of Daniel Webster (1782-1852): Half-length, three quarters view of an older man with receding hair facing right. The subject wears a dark suit with brass buttons, cream colored waistcoat, and white shirt

Image of 1927.027 - Portrait

1927.027 - Portrait

Small bust portrait of the Reverend Joseph Eastburn (1748-1828): The subject is an older man with longish, wispy white hair who is presented facing forward. He wears a black overcoat and white cravat. A label on the back of the portrait reads: " Rev. Joseph Eastburn / Stated preacher of the Mariner's / Church, Philadelphia. / Born August 11, 1748. / Died January 30, 1828. / Son of Robert and Agnes (Jo) / Eastburn of Germantown."

Image of 1927.098 - Portrait

1927.098 - Portrait

Framed, oil on masonite portrait of either Enoch Roberts or Robert Hamilton: Half-length, front facing portrait of a young man with a full face, dark brown hair, and brown eyes. The subject wears a black overcoat with a large collar and a white shirt with a thick white cravat. He has a key on a thin blue ribbon at his waist. He is portrayed against a brown empty background.

Image of 1927.099 - Portrait

1927.099 - Portrait

Portrait of a man thought to be Enoch R. Roberts (1789-1856): Front facing portrait of an older man seated in a chair with red upholstery. The subject wears a black overcoat with a large collar, tan waistcoat, and white shirt and stock.

Image of 1928.048 - Portrait

1928.048 - Portrait

Portrait of Quaker abolitionist and Underground Railroad conductor, Thomas Garrett (1798-1871) of Wilmington. The half-length, three-quarters view portrait depicts an older man with short blond hair and blue eyes. The subject faces right and wears a black coat, grey vest, and white shirt and holds a piece of paper in his right hand. He is portrayed against a dark empty background.

Image of 1930.027 - Portrait

1930.027 - Portrait

Portrait of John Adam Grohe (1806-1847), a music teacher in Wilmington during the 1840s: Half-length portrait of a young man with slicked down blond hair who is seated in a Bergere chair with red upholstery. The subject is dressed in a black suit and stock and white shirt and waistcoat. He holds a sheet of rolled up music in his right hand. The background contains a harp, a Classical statue playing a wind instrument, and a vague, fanciful landscape scene. An old label on the back reads: "John Adam Grohe / Professor of Music / 1840-1847."

Image of 1930.031.002 - Portrait

1930.031.002 - Portrait

Miniature portrait on ivory of a man from the Clayton family (thought to be Dr. James Lawson Clayton; 1769-1833): Bust portrait of a young man with blue eyes and dark hair that is swept forward at the temples and up at the front with long side-burns. The subject wears a navy blue coat with gold buttons and a white waistcoat and cravat; "I P/ 1815" is scratched into the background next to the left lapel. The frame is copper.

Image of 1930.038.001 - Portrait

1930.038.001 - Portrait

Large oil on canvas portrait of Captain William Frazer (1752-1817) . The full-length portrait depicts a seated male figure in an interior setting with a red curtain behind him and a patterned Turkey carpet on the floor. The red curtain is drawn back at the left side to reveal a farmyard setting with horses, cattle, and outbuildings. The subject wears a black suit and white shirt and holds a letter addressed to his son William C. Frazer in his right hand.

Image of 1930.038.002 - Portrait

1930.038.002 - Portrait

Large, oil on canvas portrait of Mary Reah Frazer (1762-1816), the third wife of Captain William Frazer. The full-length portrait depicts a female figure in a coastal setting seated on a rock. She is portrayed against a wooded backdrop and there is also a view of the ocean with a ship in the right background. Various shells are strewn on the ground at her feet. She wears green flat shoes, a white silk bonnet with two large bows on the front, and an Empire style dress with half-length sleeves and a lacy double collar. She also holds a book in her left hand which covers her right hand.

Image of 1932.029.001 - Portrait

1932.029.001 - Portrait

Portrait of Queen Christina of Sweden: Three-quarters view of a young woman with curly brown hair and a very masculine face. The subject is facing sideways and to the right but turns to face the viewer. She wears a heavy satin full-length gown with large sleeves and a thin blue scarf over her shoulders. She holds a document in her right hand and the blue scarf with her left. She has a floral sprig in her hair and is shown against an architectural backdrop. Painted on the reverse of the canvas: "Cristina / Drottning Au Sverige / Efter Orig Au / David Beck / (Tillh Nationalmus Stockholm) / Cop Au Victor Lagerstrom / 1932." The frame is signed by Francis Coll.

Image of 1932.029.002 - Portrait

1932.029.002 - Portrait

Portrait of King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden: Three-quarters view of a large standing man who is facing slightly left with his right hand on a cane and his left on his hip The subject has a brown beard and mustache and blue eyes and is dressed in red and yellow robes of state with a large brimmed red hat and sword. He is shown against an architectural backdrop. The text on the back of the canvas: "Gustaf Adolphus II / King of Sweden / after original by M Meriam / (in ____ Museum) / Copied by Victor Lagerstrom, 1932"; "Gustav II Adolf / Konvg au Sverige / efter Orig. Au / M. Meriam / Tillh Skoklosters Saml) / Cop au Victor Lagerstrom 1932." " Frame is signed by Francis Coll.