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Object ID 1940.056
Object Name Portrait
Title General Charles Bird
Collection Works of Art
Credit line Bequest of General Charles Bird
Year Range from 1900
Year Range to 1910
Artist Clawson Hammitt
Description Framed, oil on canvas portrait of General Charles Bird (1838-1930), who served in Company E of the Second Delaware Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. The half-length portrait depicts an older gentleman with white hair, a thin beard, and handlebar mustache dressed in a blue uniform with gold epaulets and six medals on his chest.
Dimensions W-43.5 L-35.5 D-1.25 inches
Dimension Details framed dimensions
Subjects Generals
Military personnel
Portrait paintings
People Hammitt, Clawson S.
Search Terms General Charles Bird
Portrait Paintings
Civil War
Clawson Hammitt
Second Delaware Regiment
Place of Origin Wilmington, DE
Medium Oil on Canvas