Judge Thomas Ewing

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.

Title
Judge Thomas Ewing
Artist
Attributed to Daniel Dickinson
Date
ca. 1840
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
sight 3 x 2 38 in. (7.56.0 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Alexander Vernon Wasson

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Occupation – law – judge
Object Number
1976.31
Palette
Linked Open Data
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