Samuel Blachley Webb (1753-1807)
Plain wax on black background in gilded frame
Overall: 6 7/8 x 6 3/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 17.5 x 16.2 x 4.4 cm )
Purchase, The Louis Durr Fund
inscribed: on piece of paper on back: "B. Webb was ... of capt. Chester Co/hartford Ct also/Aide of gen Isreal/Putnam 1775..Portrait of Samuel/Webb given Joseph...Moulthorp wax maker/1764-1814 Easthaven Conn"
inscribed: beneath paper backing on pine: "Reuben Moulthorp Sculp/1763-1814/eashaven Conn/Sam. B. Webb/Wethersfield Conn 1793"
The Collection of Mrs. J. Armory Haskell
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