Samuel Hopkins Lambdin

  • James Reid Lambdin, Samuel Hopkins Lambdin, 1850, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase, 1978.162.3

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Samuel Hopkins Lambdin, the artist’s younger brother, was born in Pittsburgh, but settled in Natchez, Mississippi. He became president of the Planters Bank of Mississippi, and in 1865 served as a delegate to the Reconstruction Convention. This miniature was exhibited in 1911 at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts tenth annual Pennsylvania Society of Miniature Painters show.

Title
Samuel Hopkins Lambdin
Artist
Date
1850
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sight 4 3/8 x 3 1/2 in. (11.1 x 8.9 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Lambdin, Samuel H.
Object Number
1978.162.3
Palette
Linked Open Data
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