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Alexander Hamilton

Adrian Stymets Lamb (Portrait after John Trumbull)

National Park Service, Centennial One Object Exhibit

National Park Service, Centennial One Object Exhibit

Portrait after John Trumbull by Adrian Stymets Lamb (1901-1988)


Copy of full-length portrait of Alexander Hamilton by John Trumbull (original c. 1792). This copy was purchased by the New York Chamber of Commerce and Industry when the Trumbull painting was sold. It has remained in the possession on the Partnership for New York City, the successor organization, and is a gift from the Partnership for New York City.

Adrian Lamb was born in New York City. He attended the Art Students League, followed by study abroad where he developed his talent as a portrait painter. Among his many subjects are David Rockefeller and Joseph P. Kennedy. His best-known work may be his copy of an 1848 portrait of Senator Daniel Webster of Massachusetts. Lamb's Portrait was commissioned by the Special Committee on the Senate Reception Room and was installed in the Senate Reception Room of the U.S. Capital.

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Details

  • Title: Alexander Hamilton
  • Creator: Adrian Stymets Lamb (Portrait after John Trumbull)
  • Contributor: Hamilton Grange National Memorial
  • Park Website: Park Website
  • Other Related Links: Manhattan Historic Sites Archive
  • National Park Service Catalog Number: HAGR 899
  • Measurements: H 228.6, W 57.48 cm
  • Material: Oil painting, wood frame
  • Date: ca. 1981

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