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Oliver Hazard Perry (1785-1819)

Object Number: 
ca. 1813-1814
Oil on canvas
Overall: 28 1/2 x 23 1/2 in. ( 72.4 x 59.7 cm )
Gallery Label: 
This portrait of Oliver Hazard Perry, hero of the War of 1812, was exhibited in the Peale Museum in Philadelphia. At the sale of 1854 it was purchased by Thomas J. Bryan, who gave it to the Society thirteen years later.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Thomas Jefferson Bryan
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group