1822 Carl Weinedel Born: Germany 1795 Died: New York, New York 1845 watercolor on ivory sight 2 1/2 x 2 in. (6.4 x 5.1 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Jean H. Case, Nancy Lou Gasque, Charles Hollerith, Jr., The Reverend Herman Hollerith, IV, The Reverend Randolph M. Hollerith, Richard Hollerith, Jr., Lucia Lefferts, and Sarah Nietsch 1997.21 Not currently on view
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Andrew Talcott is shown at the age of twenty-five, not long after he graduated second in his class from West Point. He was known for devising procedures and instruments for surveying. Talcott became a captain in the Army Corps of Engineers and developed many early railroad routes before leaving the Corps in 1836 to work as a civil engineer.
Portrait male - Talcott, Andrew - bust
painting - miniature
paint - watercolor