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Benjamin Tappan

Benjamin Tappan
Artist
Washington Blanchard, 1808 - ?
Sitter
Benjamin Tappan, 25 May 1773 - 20 Apr 1857
Date
c. 1839
Type
Painting
Medium
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions
Ivory: 8.9 x 10.8cm (3 1/2 x 4 1/4")
Case Open: 12.1 x 21 x 0.8cm (4 3/4 x 8 1/4 x 5/16"), Accurate
Case Closed: 12.1 x 10.2 x 1.9cm (4 3/4 x 4 x 3/4"), Accurate
Topic
Miniature
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Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Mary Louise and Benjamin Wright Conserved with funds from the Smithsonian Women's Committee
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.98.78
Provenance
Benjamin T. Wright, Belmont, Mass., great-great grandson of sitter; gift 1998 NPG
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery