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Bombastes, Conqueror of New Orleans

Bombastes, Conqueror of New Orleans
Alternate Title
The American Cyclops, the Hero of New Orleans, and Spoiler of Silver Spoons
Artist
Adalbert John Volck, 14 Apr 1828 - 26 Mar 1912
Sitter
Benjamin Franklin Butler, 5 Nov 1818 - 11 Jan 1893
Date
1868
Type
Print
Medium
Etching on paper
Dimensions
Image: 6.6 × 11 cm (2 5/8 × 4 5/16")
Book closed: 20 × 16.1 cm (7 7/8 × 6 5/16")
Book open: 20 × 32 cm (7 7/8 × 12 5/8")
Topic
Exterior
Nature & Environment\Animal\Horse
Costume\Dress Accessory\Feather
Costume\Armor
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Male
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Massachusetts
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Politics and Government\Governor\Massachusetts
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Union
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Massachusetts
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Sports and Recreation\Athlete\Yachtsman
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.80.128.I
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery