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Catalog Number PA.104
Title William Ellery, Jr.
Artist Sargent, Henry, 1770-1845
Date n.d.
Description William Ellery, Jr. (1761-1836) was born on 9 October 1761 and died on 9 May 1836. Deputy Customs Collector in Newport 1797-1820, he married Abigail Shaw in 1798. He was a shareholder and Director of the Redwood, serving on a committee to restore the building after the Revolution.

Portrait. Adult Male Subject. Seated in a red cushioned wood chair. Waist length view; He is turned 3/4ths to his right. He has white hair and is wearing a white shirt, yellow cravat, brown waistcoat, and black coat.
Object Name Painting
Medium Oil Paint
Material Canvas
Dimensions H-91.4 W-73.7 cm
Credit line Gift of Jane Pope Akers
Provenance 1982, August 10 - Gift of Jane Pope Akers
Signed Name Wm. Ellery, Junior - - -Henry Sergent Pinx
Signed Name Location On stretcher, lower right
Collection Painting
People Akers, Jane Pope
Sargent, Henry, 1770-1845
Ellery, William, II, 1761-1836
Notes Formerly #137.