William Warner Hoppin, Jr. (1839-1913)

William Warner Hoppin, Jr. (1839-1913)
Title
William Warner Hoppin, Jr. (1839-1913)
Date 
1846
Medium 
White marble
Dimensions 
Overall: 17 x 8 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. ( 43.2 x 21.6 x 19 cm )
Description 
Portrait bust
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. William Warner Hoppin
Object Number 
1948.15
Marks 
inscriptions: back side: "C.B. Ives, 1846".
Gallery Label 
The subject, who became a prominent lawyer in New York, was born in Providence, R.I., the son of William and Frances (Street) Hoppin. He graduated from Brown University, went on to study medicine, and served as a surgeon's assistant during the Civil War. He later attended Columbia Law School and was admitted to the bar; he began his law practice in New York in 1869. This portrait bust was a gift to the Society from his son.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group