Rev. William White, D.D.

  • William Birch, Rev. William White, D.D., ca. 1830, enameled copper, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund, 1951.3.2

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William White (1748-1836) was the first bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States. He was influential in the development of this new religion and created a constitution for the church similar in its ideas to the Constitution of the United States. White served as bishop from 1787 until his death in 1836.

Title
Rev. William White, D.D.
Artist
Date
ca. 1830
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sight 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (4.4 x 3.8 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund

Mediums
Mediums Description
enameled copper
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – White, William – bust
  • Occupation – religion – clergy
Object Number
1951.3.2
Palette
Linked Open Data
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