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Object Name Portrait
Title Joseph C. S. Blackburn
Catalog Number 1939.423
Creator Brewer, Nicholas Richard
Date 1939
Material(s) Oil on canvas
Dimensions H-47.25 W-36.5 D-1.25 inches
Description This is a seated three-quarter portrait of Joseph C.S. Blackburn. It is signed in the lower right
"N.R. Brewer." The subject has white hair and a receding hairline. He also has a large white moustache. He is wearing a gray suit, vest and pants. He has on a white shirt with a bright blue bow tie. He is holding a cane in his left hand and is seated in a red chair. The background is rows of books.
Notes Blackburn was born in 1838 and died in 1918. Blackburn served both as a US representative and senator. Brewer was born in 1857 and died in 1949.
Collection Mrs. Clifford K. Berryman Collection
People Brewer, Nicolas Richard
Subjects Politicians
Politics & government
Political representation
Search Terms Kentucky
House of Representatives
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS