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Joseph Gales

Joseph Gales
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Artist
Thomas Waterman Wood, 12 Nov 1823 - 14 Apr 1903
Sitter
Joseph Gales, Jr., 10 Apr 1786 - 21 Jul 1860
Date
1856
Type
Painting
Medium
Oil on prepared paper
Dimensions
25.4cm x 17.8cm (10" x 7"), Accurate
Topic
Joseph Gales, Jr.: Male
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Joseph Gales, Jr.: Communications\Journalist\Reporter
Joseph Gales, Jr.: Politics and Government\Public Official\Mayor\Washington, DC
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.74.4
Provenance
Belle M. Johnson, Washington, D.C.; Purchased 1974 NPG
Robert G. Stewart correspondence Dec. 1991: “Belle Johnson, a descendant of William Winston Seaton who was a co-owner with Gales of the National Intelligencer and also his brother-in-law.”
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery