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General Eaton, (painting)

Artist:
Peale, Charles W.
Subject:
Eaton
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 69
Was born at Woodstock, Connecticut February 23, 1764; while yet a youth he was one year in the Revolutionary army. Afterwards became a member of the college at Hanover, New Hampshire, the honors of which he received [in] 1790. Held a commission in the western army several years. Appointed consul at Tunis. In 1804 he planned and executed a daring enterprise which was of great advantage in procuring a peace with Tripoli, and the surrender of the American imprisoned citizen. [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--Military--General
Control number:
AECI 01740069
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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