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Portrait of Charles Hawley (1792-1866)

Object Number: 
1942.197
Date: 
c. 1820
Medium: 
Graphite on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 3 1/4 in. ( 12.7 x 8.3 cm ) mat: 14 x 11 in. ( 35.6 x 27.9 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower left: "T. H. Wentworth, del." inscription: at top [by subject's daughter]: "My father, Charles Hawley"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in graphite: "T. H. Wentworth. del."; along upper edge in black ink: "My father, Charles Hawley"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
The subject was a prominent lawyer of Fairfield County, Connecticut, and a member of the state legislature as well as lieutenant governor of Connecticut from 1838 to 1842. This portrait was a gift to the Society from his granddaughter.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Adelaide Milton de Groot
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group