R.M. Copeland

  • Thomas Edwards, R.M. Copeland, ca. 1825, watercolor, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund, 1963.9.4

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R. M. Copeland was from Roxbury, Massachusetts, and wrote an article published in the Atlantic Monthly in 1859 called “Country Life.” He served as quartermaster in Colonel George H. Gordon’s Second Massachusetts Regiment in the summer of 1861. By October of that year, Copeland was serving as acting assistant adjutant general to General Banks, stationed at Darnestown, Maryland.

Title
R.M. Copeland
Artists
Date
ca. 1825
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sight 2 1/8 x 1 3/4 in. (5.4 x 4.4 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Copeland, R.M. – bust
Object Number
1963.9.4
Palette
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