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Reverend Samson Occom (1723-1792)

Object Number: 
1979.68
Date: 
1769
Medium: 
Black ink and wash and white gouache on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 7/8 x 10 in. ( 35.2 x 25.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: lower center: "The Reverend Mr. Samson Occom,/The first Indian Minister that ever was in Europe & who accompanied the Revd. Nathl. Whitaker, D.D./in an application to Great Britt." signed: lower right: "Tho. Holloway, Delin" dated: lower le
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left below image in brown ink: "1769"; signed at lower right below image: "Thos. Holloway Delin"; at lower center below image: "The Reverend Mr. SAMSON OCCOM, / The first Indian Minister that ever was in Europe. & who accompanied the Revd. Nathl. Whtieaker DD / in an application to Great Britt"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
The Reverend Samson Occom (1723-1792) was a noted Indian clergyman and missionary.
Credit Line: 
Foster-Jarvis Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group