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Catalog Number C06.526
Title Sir William Pepperrell [1696-1759]
Object Name Painting
Description Full length standing figure in landscape with the battle of Louisbourg behind him replete with cannonballs in air. Sitter in full wig wearing full length coat, waistcoat, and breeches all in red with gold buttons, and gold trim only on waistcoat; holding rolled parchment. Pepperrell coat of arms in upper right corner.
Date 1895
Year Range from 1890
Year Range to 1900
Artist Ulysses D. Tenney after John Smibert
Dimensions H-93.875 W-59.5 inches
Material Oil on canvas
Place of Origin Portsmouth, NH
Provenance Gift of Frederick E. Potter, July 8, 1895. A copy of the original Smibert which now hangs in the Peabody-Essex Museum.
People Pepperrell, William, Sir, 1696-1759
Tenney, Ulysses Dow, 1826-1908
Smibert, John, 1688-1751
Search Terms Portsmouth (N.H.)
Pepperrell Collection
Subjects Portrait
Oil
Louisbourg (Nova Scotia), Battle of, 1745