Portrait of Captain Richard Derby

RichardDerby.jpg

Title

Portrait of Captain Richard Derby

Description

This item is a painting of Captain Richard Derby. Derby was a prominent merchant who lived in Salem, Mass. during the 18th century. In the painting he is wearing a formal coat, white wig, and is holding a sailing telescope. He is seated next to a table with tools and writing utensils on it.

Subject

Derby, Richard, 1712-1783

Creator

Weir, Julian Alden, 1852-1919

Source

Essex Institute.  Historical Collections of the Essex Institute, 44(3).  Salem:  Essex Institute, 1908.

Publisher

Hingham Public Library

Rights

No known copyright restrictions.

Access Rights

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Format

JPEG

Extent

264 KB

Language

English

Type

Paintings

Citation

Weir, Julian Alden, 1852-1919, “Portrait of Captain Richard Derby,” Hingham Public Library Local History & Special Collections, accessed November 18, 2017, http://hinghampubliclibrary.omeka.net/items/show/344.