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Alexander McWhorter, D.D. (1734-1807)

Alexander McWhorter, D.D. (1734-1807)
Title
Alexander McWhorter, D.D. (1734-1807)
Date 
c. 1795-1800
Medium 
Pastel on brown paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 9 3/4 x 7 5/8 in. ( 24.8 x 19.4 cm )
Description 
Portrait
Credit Line 
Gift of George C. McWhorter
Object Number 
1895.6
Gallery Label 
McWhorter was born in New Castle County, Delaware, the son of Scottish parents who had come to America about 1730. He was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1759 and in the years that followed held pastorates in Newark, New Jersey, in Boston, and in Charlotte, North Carolina. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his great-grandson.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group