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Dr. Benjamin Rush, (painting)

Artist:
Peale, C. W.
Subject:
Rush, Benjamin
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 15
An eminent American physician, was born at Bristol, Pennsylvania, December 24, 1745. He was educated at Princeton College, and took his degree at Edinburgh. He was chosen a member of Congress from Pennsylvania in 1776, and signed the Declaration of Independence, and was Professor of Medicine and Clinical practice at the Pennsylvania University. He died April 19th, 1813, in his 68th year. [P. 8.]
Catalogue of the National Portraits in Independence Hall: comprising many of those of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence and other distinguished persons connected with the early history of the efforts which resulted in the glorious Liberty we now enjoy. Philadelphia. 1856.
Topic:
Portrait male
Occupation--Medicine--Doctor
Control number:
AECI 01930015
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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