William Coventry Henry Waddell (1802-1884)

William Coventry Henry Waddell (1802-1884)
Title
William Coventry Henry Waddell (1802-1884)
Date 
ca. 1845-50
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 36 x 29 in. ( 91.4 x 73.7 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Alice Waddell Smith
Object Number 
1956.25
Marks 
inscription: on letter in subject's hand: "Wm. Coventry"
Gallery Label 
The subject was the son of Henry and Eliza (Daubeny) Waddell. The Coventry name is traced back in his mother's family to English peerage. He joined the administration of President Andrew Jackson as "financial agent" in the State Dept., and in 1832 was appointed U.S. marshal in New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group