General James Bowen (1808-1886)

Object Number: 
1944.344
Date: 
ca. 1840
Medium: 
Light green painted terracotta plaster
Dimensions: 
Overall: 22 1/2 in. (57.2 cm)
Description: 
Portrait bust.
Gallery Label: 
James Bowen, a native of New York, was president of the Erie Railroad and served in the state legislature from 1848 to 1850. This bust is attributed to Robert Ball Hughes on the basis of style.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Harry Arnold Day
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group