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William Irvine (1741-1804)

Object Number: 
1947.523
Date: 
ca.1804
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 1 5/8 in. ( 6.4 x 4.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: on back: "Lost, / but not forever, / W. Irvine / 1741-1804"
Gallery Label: 
A native of Ireland, Irvine was a Revolutionary War officer who achieved the rank of brigandier general. After the war, he was given a large tract of land by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and remained active in the affairs of that state until his death.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, The Louis Durr Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group