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Portrait #272
Subject/Title: Morgan, Franklin H.
Artist:Dodge, John Wood
Date Created:1856 January 3
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:14 x 13
Image Dimensions:9 x 7
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:1/27/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Oval of a young man in a dark blue silk tie and vest and black formal coat. He has a thin moustache and straight brown hair that falls to just above his collar.
History:Inscription on the back of the painting: "Likeness of Franklin H. Morgan (1835-1856) son of Samuel D. Morgan Esq." It is possible this was a posthumous copy of a photograph, based on the pose and background treatment.
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