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Photographic portrait of Elihu Root, class of 1864

 Unprocessed
Identifier: yhm-arc-2017-040

Content Description

Framed portrait of Elihu Root, class of 1864, seated; 10.5" x 14.5" photograph in 20" x 26" frame; inscription reads "For Major James W. Wadsworth with more kindly feeling for an old friend than this picture indicates. Elihu Root". The photograph is labelled Albany Art Union in the lower right corner (the photograph studio was active 1897 to 1968). Wadsworth was a Civil War veteran and NY politician (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Wolcott_Wadsworth), who died in 1926.

Acquisition Type

Gift

Provenance

Donated by Donna Lascell

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • Circa 1915