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William Parkin (1854-1943)

William Parkin (1854-1943)
Title
William Parkin (1854-1943)
Date 
ca. 1870
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 21 x 17 in. ( 53.3 x 43.2 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Alice Temple Parkin
Object Number 
1944.139
Marks 
signature: lower left: "L. Lang"
Gallery Label 
A native of New London, Connecticut, the subject graduated from Yale in 1874 and went on to attend Columbia Law School. He practiced law in New York for many years until he was appointed clerk of the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second District, which included New York, Vermont, and Connecticut. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his sister.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group