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General James M. Varnum, (painting)

Artist:
Peale, C. W.
Subject:
Varnum, James M
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 48
Was born at Dracut, Massachusetts, in 1749, and graduated at Providence College in 1769. He joined the Army in 1775. He was commissioned a Brigadier in the Continental service in 1777, and served under Sullivan in the operations at Rhode Island in 1778. He was a Delegate to Congress in 1786, and the following year Judge of the North-western Territory. He died at Marietta, Ohio, January 10, 1789, aged 41 years. [P. 13.]
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--Military--General
Control number:
AECI 01930048
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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