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J. W. Forbes

Object Number: 
oil on linen
Overall: 31 x 26 x 2 in. ( 78.7 x 66 x 5.1 cm )
Gallery Label: 
Portrait of John W. Forbes (baptized in 1781).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group