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Identification and Creation
Object Number
George Peter Alexander Healy, American (Boston, MA 1813 - 1894 Chicago, IL)
James Grahame (1790 - 1842)
James Grahame (1790-1842)
Work Type
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Oil on canvas
81.3 x 64.8 cm (32 x 25 1/2 in.)
framed: 108 x 91.4 x 15.2 cm (42 1/2 x 36 x 6 in.)
Gift by subscription to Harvard College, 1843.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Gift by subscription to Harvard College, 1843
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

James Grahame, The History of the United States of North America, vol. 1, 2nd edition, C. C. Little & J. Brown (Boston, 1845), frontispiece, ill.

Justin Winsor, "The Struggle for the Great Valleys of North America", Narrative and Critical History of America, ed. Justin Winsor, Houghton Mifflin Company (Boston, MA, 1887), pp. 620-21

William Garrott Brown, A List of Portraits in the Various Buildings of Harvard University, Harvard University Library (Cambridge, MA, 1898), p. 20

Laura M. Huntsinger, Harvard Portraits: A Catalogue of Portrait Paintings at Harvard University, ed. Alan Burroughs, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1936), p. 64

Catherine M. Parisan, "Catalogue of the First White House Library", The First White House Library: A History and Annotated Catalogue, ed. Catherine M. Parisan, Pennsylvania State University Press (University Park, PA, 2010)

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr. and Melissa Renn, American Paintings at Harvard, Volume One: Paintings, Watercolors, and Pastels by Artists Born before 1826, Yale University Press (U.S.) and Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge and New Haven, 2014), p. 255, cat. 204, ill.

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