Isaiah Thomas (1749-1831), 1859
| Benjamin Kinney (1821-1888)
| plaster, black paint
| 25 (h) (63.50)
| incised on right side: “Hon. ISAIAH THOMAS/Founder & first President/of the/American Antiquarian Society/By/B. H. Kinney/1859.”
| Gift of Peter Mack Brown, 1975
Ex. Coll.: artist, early ownership unknown, acquired by the donor’s father in the twentieth century.
May-June 1859, studio of the artist, Worcester.
June 1859, Antiquarian Hall, Worcester.
1985, “B. H. Kinney. Gravestone Carver and Sculptor,”
Worcester Historical Museum.
William D. Wallace, B. H. Kinney, Gravestone Carver and Sculptor, (Worcester: Worcester Historical Museum, 1985): 31.
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