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David Ramsey, M.D., (painting)

Artist:
Peale, Charles W.
Subject:
Ramsey, David
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 68
Was born in Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, was graduated A.B. at Princeton College, New Jersey, in the 17th year of his age. Studied medicine under Dr. Bond in Philadelphia, and was the fifth person who received his degree in this university. Practised medicine in Cecil county, Maryland, and practised since the year 1774 in Charleston, South Carolina. In the years 1782, 83, 85, and 86, he represented Charleston in the legislature of South Carolina twenty-one successive years, and for the last seven years he presided as president of the same. His writings are well known, particularly his history of the American Revolution. [P. 39.]
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 01740068
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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