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William Irvine (1741-1804)

William Irvine (1741-1804)
William Irvine (1741-1804)
William Irvine (1741-1804)
Title
William Irvine (1741-1804)
Date 
ca.1804
Medium 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 1 5/8 in. ( 6.4 x 4.1 cm )
Credit Line 
Purchase, The Louis Durr Fund
Object Number 
1947.523
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group