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Object ID 1940.096
Object Name Portrait
Title Robert Montgomery Bird
Collection Works of Art
Credit line Gift of Colonel George A. Elliot
Year Range from 1830
Year Range to 1850
Artist A. Newsam (engraver)
Made P.S. Duval & Co. (lithographer)
Description Framed engraving of Robert Montgomery Bird (1806–1854), a physician and writer from New Castle, DE. The engraving features a black & white bust view of a man with thick, side-parted wavy hair who wears a pair of small spectacles and a black jacket and cravat. Printed below the portrait is the following text: "On stone by A. Newsam / P.S. Duval & Co steam lith press Phil. / From a dag. by M.A. Root."
Dimensions H-20.25 W-16.25 D-1.25 inches
Dimension Details framed dimensions
Subjects Engravings
Portrait prints
Search Terms Engravings
Robert Montgomery Bird
New Castle
Nineteenth Century
Place of Origin Philadelphia, PA
Medium Lithograph