John Edwin Mortimore Stillwell, M.D. (1813-1873)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 2 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 5.7 x 4.4 cm )
Signed: at left:"Th. Wust"
The subject was born in New York, the son of Dr. William Stillwell and Hannah (Seabrook) Stillwell. After graduating from Columbia College in 1832 he followed his father into the medical profession and graduated from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1836. He established a large practice in the city and specialized in obstetrics. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his son.
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
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