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Men of Progress

Men of Progress
Artist
Christian Schussele, 16 Apr 1824 - 1879
Sitter
William Thomas Green Morton, 9 Aug 1819 - 15 Jul 1868
James Bogardus, 14 Mar 1800 - 13 Apr 1874
Samuel Colt, 19 Jul 1814 - 10 Jan 1862
Cyrus Hall McCormick, 15 Feb 1809 - 13 May 1884
Joseph Saxton, 22 Mar 1799 - 26 Oct 1873
Peter Cooper, 12 Feb 1791 - 4 Apr 1883
Charles Goodyear, 29 Dec 1800 - 1 Jul 1860
Joseph Henry, 17 Dec 1797 - 13 May 1878
Jordan Lawrence Mott, 12 Oct 1799 - 1866
Eliphalet Nott, 25 Jun 1773 - 29 Jan 1866
Samuel Finley Breese Morse, 27 Apr 1791 - 2 Apr 1872
Henry Burden, 22 Apr 1791 - 19 Jan 1871
Richard March Hoe, 12 Sep 1812 - 7 Jun 1886
Erastus Brigham Bigelow, 2 Apr 1814 - 6 Dec 1879
Isaiah Jennings, 1792 - 1862
Thomas Blanchard, 24 Jun 1788 - 16 Apr 1864
Elias Howe, 9 Jul 1819 - 3 Oct 1867
Date
c. 1859
Type
Drawing
Medium
Watercolor on paper
Dimensions
Image/Sheet: 33.8 x 52.4 cm (13 5/16 x 20 5/8")
Mount: 34.6 x 52.9 cm (13 5/8 x 20 13/16")
Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28")
Topic
Interior
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table
Equipment\Walking stick\Cane
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses\Pince-nez
Architecture\Column
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Carpet
Tool
Isaiah Jennings: Male
Isaiah Jennings: Health and Medicine\Dentist
Isaiah Jennings: Science and Technology\Inventor\Dental
Isaiah Jennings: Science and Technology\Inventor\Firearms
Joseph Henry: Male
Joseph Henry: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor
Joseph Henry: Science and Technology\Scientist\Physicist
Joseph Henry: Education and Scholarship\Administrator\Smithsonian Institution\Secretary
Elias Howe: Male
Elias Howe: Science and Technology\Inventor\Sewing machine
Elias Howe: Crafts and Trades\Machinist
William Thomas Green Morton: Male
William Thomas Green Morton: Literature\Writer\Medical
William Thomas Green Morton: Science and Technology\Inventor\Medical
William Thomas Green Morton: Health and Medicine\Dentist
William Thomas Green Morton: Health and Medicine\Physician\Anaesthetist
Charles Goodyear: Male
Charles Goodyear: Science and Technology\Inventor
Charles Goodyear: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist\Manufacturer\Rubber
Charles Goodyear: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant\Retailer
James Bogardus: Male
James Bogardus: Visual Arts\Artist\Medalist
James Bogardus: Science and Technology\Inventor
James Bogardus: Science and Technology\Engineer\Structural
Joseph Saxton: Male
Joseph Saxton: Science and Technology\Inventor
Joseph Saxton: Crafts and Trades\Craftsman\Clockmaker
Jordan Lawrence Mott: Male
Jordan Lawrence Mott: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist\Patron of the arts
Jordan Lawrence Mott: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant
Jordan Lawrence Mott: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist\Manufacturer\Iron
Cyrus Hall McCormick: Male
Cyrus Hall McCormick: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist\Manufacturer
Cyrus Hall McCormick: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist
Cyrus Hall McCormick: Science and Technology\Inventor
Cyrus Hall McCormick: Society and Social Change\Administrator\Historical society administrator\President
Henry Burden: Male
Henry Burden: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Entrepreneur
Henry Burden: Science and Technology\Inventor
Henry Burden: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist\Manufacturer\Iron
Henry Burden: Crafts and Trades\Craftsman\Metalworker\Ironmaster
Henry Burden: Business and Finance\Transportation\Shipbuilder
Erastus Brigham Bigelow: Male
Erastus Brigham Bigelow: Science and Technology\Inventor\Loom
Erastus Brigham Bigelow: Education and Scholarship\Founder\Technical institute
Samuel Colt: Male
Samuel Colt: Science and Technology\Inventor
Samuel Colt: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist\Manufacturer\Firearms
Thomas Blanchard: Male
Thomas Blanchard: Science and Technology\Inventor
Richard March Hoe: Male
Richard March Hoe: Science and Technology\Inventor\Press
Eliphalet Nott: Male
Eliphalet Nott: Education and Scholarship\Administrator\College\President
Eliphalet Nott: Science and Technology\Inventor
Eliphalet Nott: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Minister
Peter Cooper: Male
Peter Cooper: Business and Finance\Businessperson
Peter Cooper: Education and Scholarship\Founder\School
Peter Cooper: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist\Manufacturer
Peter Cooper: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist
Peter Cooper: Science and Technology\Inventor
Peter Cooper: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist\Manufacturer\Iron
Samuel Finley Breese Morse: Male
Samuel Finley Breese Morse: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter
Samuel Finley Breese Morse: Visual Arts\Artist\Portraitist
Samuel Finley Breese Morse: Communications\Journalist
Samuel Finley Breese Morse: Visual Arts\Art Instructor
Samuel Finley Breese Morse: Education and Scholarship\Founder\College
Samuel Finley Breese Morse: Science and Technology\Inventor
Samuel Finley Breese Morse: Science and Technology\Inventor\Telegraph
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution Conserved with funds from the Smithsonian Women's Committee
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.98.16
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery