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John Hodges Graham (1794-1878)

Object Number: 
1911.1
Date: 
1839
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 36 x 29 in. ( 91.4 x 73.7 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower left: "W. H. Powell"
Gallery Label: 
Captain Graham, the son of John Andrew and Rachel Freeman (Hodges) Graham, was born in Rutland, Vermont. He enlisted in the navy at sixteen and saw action on Lake Ontario in the War of 1812. Graham retired from the navy in 1855 and was later made a commodore. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his niece.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Cornelia Graham Brett
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group