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Gerrit Smith

Gerrit Smith
Artist
Ezra Greenleaf Weld, 26 Oct 1801 - 14 Oct 1874
Sitter
Gerrit Smith, 6 Mar 1797 - 28 Dec 1874
Date
c. 1854
Type
Photograph
Medium
Two-thirds plate daguerreotype
Dimensions
Image/Sight: 12 × 8.9 cm (4 3/4 × 3 1/2")
Mat (brass): 13.8 × 10.8 cm (5 7/16 × 4 1/4")
Case open: 15.2 × 24.6 × 1.2 cm (6 × 9 11/16 × 1/2")
Case closed: 15.2 × 12.3 × 1.8 cm (6 × 4 13/16 × 11/16")
Topic
Interior
Printed Material\Book
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie
Cased object
Gerrit Smith: Male
Gerrit Smith: Literature\Writer
Gerrit Smith: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Social Reformer
Gerrit Smith: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist
Gerrit Smith: Politics and Government\US Congressman\New York
Gerrit Smith: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Abolitionist
Gerrit Smith: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Temperance
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of an anonymous donor
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.80.118
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery