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Joseph C. Heywood (1820-1900)

Object Number: 
1873.20
Date: 
ca. 1872
Medium: 
Painted plaster and wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 22 x 16 5/8 x 4 in. ( 55.9 x 42.2 x 10.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: in pencil on back: "S-31" [old N-YHS #]
Description: 
Bas-relief portrait.
Gallery Label: 
Heywood was the author of three dramatic poems published in New York in 1867-68. He was also a lawyer and newspaper reporter and during the last decade of his life was private chamberlain (Camerlingo) to Pope Leo XIII.
Credit Line: 
Gift Mr. John Watts De Peyster
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group