Andrew Talcott

  • Carl Weinedel, Andrew Talcott, 1822, watercolor on ivory, 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

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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.

Title
Andrew Talcott
Artist
Date
1822
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sight 2 1/2 x 2 in. (6.4 x 5.1 cm) oval
Credit Line

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

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Talcott, Andrew – bust
Object Number
1997.21
Palette
Linked Open Data
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