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Dr. Joseph Glover

ca. 1820 Charles Fraser Born: Charleston, South Carolina 1782 Died: Charleston, South Carolina 1860 watercolor on ivory sight 3 3/8 x 2 3/4 in. (8.7 x 7.1 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund 1950.12.5 Not currently on view


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Dr. Joseph Glover (about 1780-about 1840) practiced medicine in South Carolina after receiving his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1800. Noted for his work with poor patients, he also advocated the health-related benefits of planting trees in urban areas.

Keywords

Occupation - medicine - doctor

Portrait male - Glover, Joseph - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About Charles Fraser

Born: Charleston, South Carolina 1782 Died: Charleston, South Carolina 1860

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