Dr. John Osgood Stone (1813-1876)

Dr. John Osgood Stone (1813-1876)
Dr. John Osgood Stone (1813-1876)
Dr. John Osgood Stone (1813-1876)
Dr. John Osgood Stone (1813-1876)
Title
Dr. John Osgood Stone (1813-1876)
Date 
1868
Medium 
Painted plaster
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 x 7 x 4 3/8 in. ( 20.3 x 17.8 x 11.1 cm )
Description 
Portrait bust.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Katherine Rebecca Rogers
Object Number 
1936.716
Marks 
inscribed: on bottom in pencil: "made by John Rogers in 1868, New Cana.../ Dr. Osgood Stone of Salem, Mass., and New York City born Feb. 1st, 1813 in Salem/died June 7, 1876 in New York
Gallery Label 
Stone was born in Salem, Mass., the son of Robert and Rebecca (Osgood) Stone. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1836 and eventually established his practice in New York. He was a physician at the New York Dispensary from 1845 to 1847 and attending surgeon at Bellevue Hospital from 1850 to 1857. He was appointed a commissioner when the Metropolitan Board of Health was founded in 1866 and served until the board was disbanded in 1869. After about 1865 Stone was the Rogers's family doctor.
Bibliography 
Catalogue of American Portraits in The New-York Historical Society, New Haven: Yale University Press, Vol. 2, 1974, p. 768-9. Wallace, David H., John Rogers, The People's Sculptor, Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1967, pp. 221, 231.
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Creative: Tronvig Group