Samuel Osgood, D.D. (1812-1880)

Samuel Osgood, D.D. (1812-1880)
Title
Samuel Osgood, D.D. (1812-1880)
Date 
1869
Medium 
Marble
Dimensions 
Overall: 23 x 20 3/4 x 12 in. ( 58.4 x 52.7 x 30.5 cm )
Description 
Portrait bust.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Samuel Osgood
Object Number 
1887.4
Marks 
signed: on back of bust base: "F. SIMMONS/..ulptor/Rome 18.."
Gallery Label 
A native of Charlestown, Mass., Osgood graduated from Harvard and went on to study theology at the Cambridge Divinity School. After holding serveral Unitarian pastorates, he succeeded the Rev. Orville Dewey as minister of the Church of the Messiah in New York in 1849, a position he held for the next twenty years. Osgood was long associated with The New-York Historical Society.
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Creative: Tronvig Group