Joseph C. Heywood (1820-1900)
Painted plaster and wood
Overall: 22 x 16 5/8 x 4 in. ( 55.9 x 42.2 x 10.2 cm )
inscribed: in pencil on back: "S-31" [old N-YHS #]
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.
Gift Mr. John Watts De Peyster
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