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Samuel Hopkins Lambdin

1850 James Reid Lambdin Born: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1807 Died: Kentucky 1889 watercolor on ivory sight 4 3/8 x 3 1/2 in. (11.1 x 8.9 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase 1978.162.3 Not currently on view


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Samuel Hopkins Lambdin, the artist’s younger brother, was born in Pittsburgh, but settled in Natchez, Mississippi. He became president of the Planters Bank of Mississippi, and in 1865 served as a delegate to the Reconstruction Convention. This miniature was exhibited in 1911 at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts tenth annual Pennsylvania Society of Miniature Painters show.

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Portrait male - Lambdin, Samuel H.

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About James Reid Lambdin

Born: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1807 Died: Kentucky 1889

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