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Prison Scene

Artist:
John Adams Elder, born Fredericksburg, VA 1833-died Fredericksburg, VA 1895  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
21 7/8 x 24 3/4 in. (55.5 x 62.8 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1854
Topic:
Figure group\family  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
Architecture Interior\civic\prison  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1977.117
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:saam_1977.117

Robert Edward Lee

Artist:
John Adams Elder, 3 Feb 1833 - 24 Feb 1895  Search this
Sitter:
Robert Edward Lee, 19 Jan 1807 - 12 Oct 1870  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 138.4 × 103.5 cm (54 1/2 × 40 3/4")
Frame: 173 × 139.7 × 14 cm (68 1/8 × 55 × 5 1/2")
Sight: 141.9 × 100.6 cm (55 7/8 × 39 5/8")
Type:
Painting
Place:
United States\Virginia\Richmond
Date:
1876
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Printed Material\Document  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Glove\Gloves  Search this
Weapon\Sword\Saber  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Sash  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Belt  Search this
Robert Edward Lee: Male  Search this
Robert Edward Lee: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Confederate  Search this
Robert Edward Lee: Education\Administrator\College\President  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Gift from the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art (Gift of William Wilson Corcoran) The Corcoran Gallery of Art, one of the country’s first private museums, was established in 1869 to promote art and American genius. In 2014 the Works from the Corcoran Collection were distributed to institutions in Washington, D.C.
Object number:
NPG.2019.23
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Thomas Jonathan Jackson

Artist:
John Adams Elder, 3 Feb 1833 - 24 Feb 1895  Search this
Derived from:
Minnis & Cowell, active c. 1860 - 1865  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Jonathan Jackson, 21 Jan 1824 - 10 May 1863  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 141 × 102.9 cm (55 1/2 × 40 1/2")
Frame: 175.9 × 129.5 × 14 cm (69 1/4 × 51 × 5 1/2")
Sight: 138.1 × 100.5 cm (54 3/8 × 39 9/16")
Type:
Painting
Place:
United States\Virginia\Richmond
Date:
1876
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Exterior  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Glove\Gloves  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Weapon\Sword\Saber  Search this
Equipment\Optical Devices\Binoculars  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Sash  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree\Forest  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Belt  Search this
Thomas Jonathan Jackson: Male  Search this
Thomas Jonathan Jackson: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
Thomas Jonathan Jackson: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Confederate  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Gift from the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art (Gift of William Wilson Corcoran) The Corcoran Gallery of Art, one of the country’s first private museums, was established in 1869 to promote art and American genius. In 2014 the Works from the Corcoran Collection were distributed to institutions in Washington, D.C.
Object number:
NPG.2019.24
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Gen. Jeb Stuart and Staff

Artist:
John Adams Elder, 3 Feb 1833 - 24 Feb 1895  Search this
Sitter:
James Ewell Brown Stuart, 6 Feb 1833 - 12 May 1864  Search this
Unidentified Group  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
83.2 x 99.7cm (32 3/4 x 39 1/4")
Frame: 102.9 x 121.9cm (40 1/2 x 48")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1863
Topic:
James Ewell Brown Stuart: Male  Search this
James Ewell Brown Stuart: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Confederate  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: R. W. Norton Art Gallery
Website: www.rwnaf.org/
Object number:
1728 RWN
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Catalog of American Portraits
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Thomas Jefferson Randolph

Artist:
John Adams Elder, 3 Feb 1833 - 24 Feb 1895  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 1792 - 1875  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
74.9cm x 62.1cm (29 1/2" x 24 7/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1865-1875
Topic:
Thomas Jefferson Randolph: Male  Search this
Thomas Jefferson Randolph: Politics and Government\Legislator  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: University of Virginia
Website: www.virginia.edu/
Object number:
184 UVA
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John Tyler

Artist:
John Adams Elder, 3 Feb 1833 - 24 Feb 1895  Search this
Copy after:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
John Tyler, 29 Mar 1790 - 18 Jan 1862  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
66.6cm x 54cm (26 1/4" x 21 1/4"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1853-1895
Topic:
John Tyler: Male  Search this
John Tyler: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
John Tyler: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US  Search this
John Tyler: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
John Tyler: Education\Administrator\University\Chancellor  Search this
John Tyler: Politics and Government\US Senator\Virginia  Search this
John Tyler: Politics and Government\State Legislator\West Virginia  Search this
John Tyler: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Virginia  Search this
John Tyler: Politics and Government\Governor\Virginia  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: College of William & Mary
Website: www.wm.edu/
Object number:
1936.072
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John Adams Elder

Artist:
Hiram Powers, 29 Jul 1805 - 27 Jun 1873  Search this
Sitter:
John Adams Elder, 3 Feb 1833 - 24 Feb 1895  Search this
Medium:
Plaster
Dimensions:
59.7 x 39.7 x 25.6 cm (23 1/2 x 15 5/8 x 10 1/16" )
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1872
Topic:
John Adams Elder: Male  Search this
John Adams Elder: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Object number:
1968.155.88 NMAA
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edanmdm:npg_1968.155.88_NMAA

Walter Sir Raleigh

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Other attribution:
John Adams Elder, 3 Feb 1833 - 24 Feb 1895  Search this
Sitter:
Sir Walter Raleigh, 1552? - 1618  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76.2cm x 63.5cm (30" x 25"), Accurate
Culture:
Sir Walter Raleigh: European\British\English  Search this
Type:
Painting
Date:
1875?
Topic:
Sir Walter Raleigh: Male  Search this
Sir Walter Raleigh: Literature\Writer  Search this
Sir Walter Raleigh: Politics and Government\Statesman  Search this
Sir Walter Raleigh: Science and Technology\Navigator  Search this
Sir Walter Raleigh: Natural Resources\Pioneer\Colonizer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: North Carolina Museum of History
Website: ncmuseumofhistory.org/
Object number:
52.9.13
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Catalog of American Portraits
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William Wilson Corcoran

Artist:
John Adams Elder, 3 Feb 1833 - 24 Feb 1895  Search this
Sitter:
William Wilson Corcoran, 27 Dec 1798 - 24 Feb 1888  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Painting
Date:
1877
Topic:
William Wilson Corcoran: Male  Search this
William Wilson Corcoran: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Banker  Search this
William Wilson Corcoran: Visual Arts\Founder\Art Museum  Search this
William Wilson Corcoran: Visual Arts\Art Collector  Search this
William Wilson Corcoran: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: University of Virginia
Website: www.virginia.edu/
Object number:
5 UVA
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Catalog of American Portraits
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edanmdm:npg_5_UVA

William Wertenbaker

Artist:
John Adams Elder, 3 Feb 1833 - 24 Feb 1895  Search this
Sitter:
William Wertenbaker, 1799 - 1882  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
74cm x 61cm (29 1/8" x 24"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1860-1880
Topic:
William Wertenbaker: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: University of Virginia
Website: www.virginia.edu/
Object number:
66 UVA
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edanmdm:npg_66_UVA

James Ewell Brown Stuart

Artist:
John Adams Elder, 3 Feb 1833 - 24 Feb 1895  Search this
Sitter:
James Ewell Brown Stuart, 6 Feb 1833 - 12 May 1864  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 138.9 x 100.6cm (54 11/16 x 39 5/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1861-1876
Topic:
James Ewell Brown Stuart: Male  Search this
James Ewell Brown Stuart: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Confederate  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: University of Virginia
Website: www.virginia.edu/
Object number:
7 UVA
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Catalog of American Portraits
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John Tayloe Lomax

Attribution:
John Adams Elder, 3 Feb 1833 - 24 Feb 1895  Search this
Sitter:
John Tayloe Lomax, 1781 - 1862  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
86.3cm x 62.2cm (34" x 24 1/2"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1857-1862
Topic:
John Tayloe Lomax: Male  Search this
John Tayloe Lomax: Law and Law Enforcement\Jurist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Virginia Museum of History and Culture
Website: https://www.virginiahistory.org/
Object number:
966.2
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Portrait of Robert E. Lee

Artist:
Gregory Stapko, 14 Mar 1913 - 12 Mar 2006  Search this
Copy after:
John Adams Elder, 3 Feb 1833 - 24 Feb 1895  Search this
Sitter:
Robert Edward Lee, 19 Jan 1807 - 12 Oct 1870  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
90.5 x 67.9cm (35 5/8 x 26 3/4")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1961
Topic:
Robert Edward Lee: Male  Search this
Robert Edward Lee: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Confederate  Search this
Robert Edward Lee: Education\Administrator\College\President  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Blair House
Object number:
DC990250
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Lewis Frank Terrell

Artist:
John Adams Elder, 3 Feb 1833 - 24 Feb 1895  Search this
Sitter:
Lewis Frank Terrell, 1836 - 1864  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 68.6cm x 55.9cm (27" x 22"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1868
Topic:
Lewis Frank Terrell: Male  Search this
Lewis Frank Terrell: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Confederate  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Virginia Museum of History and Culture
Website: https://www.virginiahistory.org/
Object number:
POR.946.125
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Catalog of American Portraits
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Catalog of American Portraits
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edanmdm:npg_POR.946.125

William Knox

Artist:
John Adams Elder, 3 Feb 1833 - 24 Feb 1895  Search this
Sitter:
William Knox, 1729 - 1805  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 74.6cm x 62cm (29 3/8" x 24 7/16"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1861
Topic:
Interior  Search this
William Knox: Male  Search this
William Knox: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Virginia Museum of History and Culture
Website: https://www.virginiahistory.org/
Object number:
POR.973.7
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Catalog of American Portraits
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edanmdm:npg_POR.973.7

Mrs. Susanna Stuart Fitzhugh Knox

Artist:
John Adams Elder, 3 Feb 1833 - 24 Feb 1895  Search this
Copy after:
John Hesselius, 1728 - 9 Apr 1778  Search this
Sitter:
Susanna Stuart Fitzhugh Knox, 1751 - 1823  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 74.4cm x 62cm (29 5/16" x 24 7/16"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1861
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace  Search this
Interior  Search this
Susanna Stuart Fitzhugh Knox: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Virginia Museum of History and Culture
Website: https://www.virginiahistory.org/
Object number:
POR.973.8
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Catalog of American Portraits
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Catalog of American Portraits
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edanmdm:npg_POR.973.8

William Allen

Artist:
John Adams Elder, 3 Feb 1833 - 24 Feb 1895  Search this
Sitter:
William Allen, 1855 - 1917  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Frame: 57.2cm x 43.2cm (22 1/2" x 17"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1868
Topic:
Interior  Search this
William Allen: Male  Search this
William Allen: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Virginia Museum of History and Culture
Website: https://www.virginiahistory.org/
Object number:
POR950.17
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Catalog of American Portraits
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edanmdm:npg_POR950.17

John Allen

Artist:
John Adams Elder, 3 Feb 1833 - 24 Feb 1895  Search this
Sitter:
John Allen, 1857 - 1904  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 57.2cm x 43.2cm (22 1/2" x 17"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1868
Topic:
Interior  Search this
John Allen: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Virginia Museum of History and Culture
Website: https://www.virginiahistory.org/
Object number:
POR950.18
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Catalog of American Portraits
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edanmdm:npg_POR950.18

Jefferson Davis

Artist:
John Adams Elder, 3 Feb 1833 - 24 Feb 1895  Search this
Sitter:
Jefferson Davis, 3 Jun 1808 - 6 Dec 1889  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76.2 x 63.5cm (30 x 25")
Type:
Painting
Date:
n. d.
Topic:
Jefferson Davis: Male  Search this
Jefferson Davis: Literature\Writer  Search this
Jefferson Davis: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
Jefferson Davis: Military\Soldier  Search this
Jefferson Davis: Politics and Government\Confederate President  Search this
Jefferson Davis: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Mississippi  Search this
Jefferson Davis: Politics and Government\US Senator\Mississippi  Search this
Jefferson Davis: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of War  Search this
Jefferson Davis: Politics and Government\Governor\Mississippi  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: North Carolina Museum of Art
Website: ncartmuseum.org/
Object number:
SSSA3613
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Thomas Ruffin, Sr.

Artist:
John Adams Elder, 3 Feb 1833 - 24 Feb 1895  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Ruffin, Sr., 1787 - 1870  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
238.8 x 152.4cm (94 x 60")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1886
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair\Armchair  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Architecture\Column  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Bookshelf  Search this
Thomas Ruffin, Sr.: Male  Search this
Thomas Ruffin, Sr.: Law and Law Enforcement\Jurist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: North Carolina Supreme Court
Object number:
SSSA5481
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Catalog of American Portraits
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edanmdm:npg_SSSA5481

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