Reverend Samson Occom (1723-1792)
Black ink and wash and white gouache on paper
Overall: 13 7/8 x 10 in. ( 35.2 x 25.4 cm )
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
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"
The Reverend Samson Occom (1723-1792) was a noted Indian clergyman and missionary.
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