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Portrait of General Giles

ca. 1785 Joseph Wright Born: Bordentown, New Jersey 1756 Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1793 oil on canvas 29 5/8 x 25 1/8 in. (75.2 x 63.9 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. David C. Acheson and John W. Castles III 1975.75 Not currently on view


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Keywords

Occupation - military - general

Portrait male - Giles, General - waist length

painting

paint - oil

fabric - canvas

About Joseph Wright

Born: Bordentown, New Jersey 1756 Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1793