John Cabell Breckinridge

Henry Kirke Brown, 25 Feb 1814 - 10 Jul 1886May 1858

Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery

Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery
Washington, D.C., United States


  • Title: John Cabell Breckinridge
  • Creator: Henry Kirke Brown, 25 Feb 1814 - 10 Jul 1886
  • Date Created: May 1858
  • Location Created: United States\District of Columbia\Washington
  • Physical Dimensions: Without Base: 53.7 × 37.8 × 22.9 cm (21 1/8 × 14 7/8 × 9")
  • Subject Keywords: Business and Finance, Legislators, Executive, Railroad, Government, Businessperson, American Civil War (1861-1865), Cabinet Member, Portraits, Lawyers, Secretary of War, Law and Law Enforcement, Confederate Secretary of War, Civil War, 1861-1865, Men, Senators, Politics, Vice-Presidents, Presidential Candidate, Military, Officer
  • Original Source: See this work of art on the National Portrait Gallery website
  • Medium: Marble
  • Sitter: John Cabell Breckinridge, 15 Jan 1821 - 17 May 1875
  • Credit line : National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Gift from the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art (Gift of the Honorable George Tyler) The Corcoran Gallery of Art, one of the country’s first private museums, was established in 1869 to promote art and American genius. In 2014 the Works from the Corcoran Collection were distributed to institutions in Washington, D.C.

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