Judge Thomas Ewing
ca. 1840 Attributed to Daniel Dickinson Born: Litchfield, Connecticut 1795 Died: Litchfield, Connecticut watercolor on ivory sight 3 x 2 3/8 in. (7.5 x 6.0 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Alexander Vernon Wasson 1976.31 Not currently on view
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Judge Thomas Ewing, born in West Virginia in 1789, began his career as a schoolteacher in Ohio. He went on to practice law and in 1830 was elected to the U.S. Senate. This portrait shows Ewing at around fifty-five years old, about the time he became secretary of the treasury for President Tyler.
Occupation - law - judge
Portrait male - Ewing, Thomas - bust
painting - miniature
paint - watercolor