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Reverend Frederick Foote Peake (1809-1846)

Object Number: 
1948.521
Date: 
ca. 1845
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 1/4 x 25 in. ( 76.8 x 63.5 cm )
Gallery Label: 
The subject graduated from the General Theological Seminary in New York in 1836 and was ordained in the same year as a Protestant Episcopal deacon. After his ordination he went to Missouri as a missionary working among the Indians and the few white settlers at Boonville where he established a congregation. He later served as rector of Christ Church, St. Louis, and Christ Church, Pensacola, Florida. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his granddaugther.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Alice Peake MacNiece
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group