Thomas Edwards, R.M. Copeland, ca. 1825, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund, 1963.9.4
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.
- ca. 1825
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- Not on view.
sight 2 1/8 x 1 3/4 in. (5.4 x 4.4 cm) oval
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund
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- watercolor on ivory
- Portrait male – Copeland, R.M. – bust
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