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Gen. David Wooster, of New Haven, (painting)

Artist:
Unknown
Subject:
Wooster, David
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1750
Ca. 1750
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 51
He was born at Stratford, Ct., in 1711, and was graduated at Yale College in 1738. He was distinguished for his military services in the expedition against Louisburg in 1745, and subsequently in the war of the Revolution. He was mortally wounded in an engagement with the British at Ridgefield, Ct., April 27, and died May 2, 1777. The portrait, (painted in London about 1750) was presented, with Gen. W.'s sword and sash in 1837, by his grandson, Adm. Charles W. Wooster. [P. 29.]
Catalogue of Paintings, belonging to Yale College; deposited in the South Room of the Trumbull Gallery. New Haven: Printed by B.L. Hamlen, Printer to Yale College. 1852.
Artist address: London.
Topic:
Portrait male
Occupation--Military--General
Control number:
AECI 04060048
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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