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Catalog Number NT 73.55.39
Object Name Painting, Oil
Description Portrait of Benjamin Chew, by James R. Lambdin (1878). Painted oval on rectangular canvas/depicts profile of man facing right wearing wide brimmed black hat, glasses, white ruffled shirt, yellow vest and green coat. Molded gilt frame.

Image copied from silhouette appearing in The Port Folio (February 1811).

Frame: wood with shallow molded shadow box profile, finished in gesso and gilt. Probably Philadelphia, 20th century.
Date 1878
Artist Lambdin, James Reid, 1807-1899
Artist 2 Unknown
Dimensions H-23.75 W-19.5 inches
Collection Cliveden