Elihu Hubbard Smith (1771-1798)
Pastel on brown paper
Overall: 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. ( 24.1 x 19 cm )
Gift of Dr. David Hosack
inscription: on wood backing: "Likeness of Dr. Elihu Smith author of Edwin & Angelina; / One of the Editors of the Med'l Repository / presented to the Histor'l Society / by David Hosack feb'y 19th 1833 / This likeness executed by / Sharpless [sic] celebrated Painter in Crayon"
Wood panel backing of frame inscribed in black ink: "Likeness of Dr Elihu Smith / author of Edwin & Angelina; / one of the Editors of the Medl. Repository / presented to Historl. Society / by David Hosack feby 19th 1833 -- / This likeness executed by by / Sharpless[sic] celebrated Painter in Crayon""
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