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Honorable Thomas McKean, The, Esq., (painting)

Artist:
Peale, Charles W.
Subject:
McKean, Thomas
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 16
Was member of Congress for the state of Delaware, when the United States were declared independent, and was a strong advocate for that measure; was President of Congress, 1781--appointed Chief Justice of the state of Pennsylvania under the first constitution of the state, and continued in this station till chosen Governor. [Pp. 9-10.]
Historical Catalogue of the Paintings in the Philadelphia Museum consisting chiefly of Portraits of Revolutionary Patriots and other distinguished characters. 1813.
Topic:
Portrait male
Occupation--Political--Statesman
Control number:
AECI 01740016
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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