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Object Name Portrait
Title John G. Carlisle
Catalog Number 1923.14
Creator Ulke, Henry
Date 1893
Material(s) Oil on canvas
Dimensions H-63 W-53.5 D-3.5 inches
Description This is a three-quarter seated portrait of John G. Carlisle. He has brown hair and gray eyes. He is wearing a black suit and tie with a white shirt. His elbows are resting on the arms of a brown chair with red upholstery. It is signed in the lower right "H. Ulke/1893."
Notes John Griffin Carlisle (1834 - 1910) served as the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, from 1883 to 1889 and afterward served as Secretary of the Treasury, from 1893 to 1897, during the Panic of 1893.

Henry Ulke, the artist, was born in 1821 and died in 1910.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Ulke, Henry
Carlisle, John G.
Subjects Men
Politics & government
Political violence
Search Terms Politicians
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS