Portrait of Harriet Wheeler

Description (Brief)
Stephen Ferris made the signed pencil portrait of his sister Harriet Wheeler on August 6, 1875, during a visit to Rock Island, Illinois. Ferris had lived in Illinois until he came East at age 17 to study art in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1875
original artist
Ferris, Stephen James
place made
United States: Illinois, Rock Island
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
graphite (overall material)
Measurements
image: 10 cm x 9.5 cm; 3 15/16 in x 3 3/4 in
sheet: 19.5 cm x 12 cm; 7 11/16 in x 4 3/4 in
ID Number
GA.16645
catalog number
16645
accession number
119780
Credit Line
Mrs. J. L. Gerome Ferris
subject
Portraits
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Communications
Art
Ferris Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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