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Samuel Dyer Tillman (1815-1875)

Object Number: 
after 1876
Charcoal and chalk with touches of crayon on paper mounted on canvas
Overall: 36 x 29 in. ( 91.4 x 73.7 cm )
signature: at the right, on the spine of a book: "E. H. Badgley"
Inscribed at the lower right on the spine of a book vertically in charcoal: "EH Badgley"
Gallery Label: 
The subject was a lawyer and scientist born in Utica, New York. In this "free copy" of Thomas Hicks's original a few of the details have been changed. Tillman holds one of his inventions in his hands, instead of the books that Hicks placed there in his portrait.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the American Institute of the City of New York
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group