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Unknown Man
after 1867
Printer:Printed by Kellogg & Bulkeley , American, 1867 - 1990
Publisher:Published by Kellogg & Bulkeley , American, 1867 - 1990
Lithography; printer's ink on wove paper
Primary Dimensions (height x width of oval image): 13 1/2 x 10 3/4in. (34.3 x 27.3cm) Sheet (height x width): 16 x 12 1/2in. (40.6 x 31.8cm)
Credit Line: Gift of John P. Craig
Description: Bust-length portrait of a bald, bearded man wearing a jacket, shirt and tie, facing towards the right.
Colonel Charles Edward Thompson was born in Rockville, Connecticut on 26 February 1847. Later he lived in Hartford. He married Abby Frances Allen on 18 October 1848 in Danielson, Connecticut. See obituary with a picture of Colonel Thompson in: Hartford Daily Courant, 26 September 1924, p. 4. A portrait of E.B. Kellogg in a strikingly similar style is in a private collection.
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on verso, upper left: "Unidentified [--------- Thompson?]" Upper right: "[prob. Charles E. / Thompson (1847-1924)" Lower right: "Dwr 3". Accession number inscribed in pencil on verso, lower right.
Object Number: 1987.163.0
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