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Joseph M. White (1781-1839)

Object Number: 
1867.440
Date: 
ca. 1834-1835
Medium: 
Marble
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 x 12 3/4 x 10 1/4 in. ( 53.3 x 32.4 x 26 cm )
Marks: 
painted: on back in red: "S-66" [old N-YHS #]
Description: 
Portrait bust.
Gallery Label: 
White, who was born in Franklin County, Kentucky, studied law and established his practice in Pensacola, Florida, in 1821. He was elected to Congress in 1825, serving as a representative until 1837.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles Augustus Davis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group