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William Lawrence Jillson
about 1835
Painter:Painted by Erastus Salisbury Field , American, 1805 - 1900
Subject:Portrait of Colonel William Lawrence Jillson , American, 1807 - 1861
Oil on canvas
Primary Dimensions (height x width): 34 7/8 x 28in. (88.6 x 71.1cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. George Leland Nichols
Costume Note: Sitter wears high full collar ("horse collar"), black stock, and matching beaded watch chain as worn by his wife. (Bassett 3/19/2002)
Inscription: Copy of inscriptions taken from stretcher prior to disposal: Handwritten in black ink on wood, "#1392" and "#204". Remains of a paper label are illegible. Handwritten in black ink, "W.C. Jillson Willimantic CT".
Object Number: 1951.8.4
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