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Identification and Creation
Object Number
H82
People
Joseph Alexander Ames, American (Roxbury, NH 1816 - 1872 New York, NY)
Theodore Parkman (1837 - 1862)
Title
Theodore Parkman (1837-1862)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1863-1864
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/304937
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
sight: 105.2 x 74.4 cm (41 7/16 x 29 5/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • label: plaque: "THEODORE PARKMAN/ -son of JOHN PARKMAN/ KILLED AT WHITEHALL N.C./ Born Jan 22nd 1837/ Died 1832"
Provenance
Descent through the family to Mary R. Parkman and Mrs. Alice Parkman Carter, sisters of the sitter; their gift to Harvard University, 1897.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Gift of Mary R. Parkman and Mrs. Alice Parkman Carter, sisters of Theodore Parkman, to Harvard University, 1897
Object Number
H82
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Laura M. Huntsinger, Harvard Portraits: A Catalogue of Portrait Paintings at Harvard University, ed. Alan Burroughs, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1936), p. 106

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), pp. 24, 74-75, cat. 28, ill.

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