William Osborne McDowell (1848-1927)

William Osborne McDowell (1848-1927)
Title
William Osborne McDowell (1848-1927)
Date 
1907
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 50 x 34 in. ( 127 x 86.4 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of the artist
Object Number 
1941.313
Marks 
signature and date: lower right: "John Ward Dunsmore / New York 1907"
Gallery Label 
The subject, the son of Colonel Augustus William McDowell and Anna (Osborne) McDowell, was born in Somerset County, New Jersey. Early financial success allowed him to devote much of his time to favorite projects. One of his many public services was the promotion of free libraries and state-supported trade schools in New Jersey.
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Creative: Tronvig Group