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Samuel Dyer Tillman (1815-1875)

Samuel Dyer Tillman (1815-1875)
Title
Samuel Dyer Tillman (1815-1875)
Date 
after 1876
Medium 
Charcoal and chalk with touches of crayon on paper mounted on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 36 x 29 in. ( 91.4 x 73.7 cm )
Description 
Portrait
Credit Line 
Gift of the American Institute of the City of New York
Object Number 
1929.22
Marks 
signature: at the right, on the spine of a book: "E. H. Badgley"
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at the lower right on the spine of a book vertically in charcoal: "EH Badgley"
Gallery Label 
The subject was a lawyer and scientist born in Utica, New York. In this "free copy" of Thomas Hicks's original a few of the details have been changed. Tillman holds one of his inventions in his hands, instead of the books that Hicks placed there in his portrait.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group