Painting

Object number
67.3.1
Title
Thomas Dring
Creator
Hirschmann, Ludwig
Date
1793
Description
Portrait of Thomas Dring standing by a window. A sailing ship is visible through the window, with a heavy, dark, curtain pulled to the left. Dring is wearing a tall black hat, navy blue coat with gold buttons, red vest with collar, shirt with high white collar and bow; holding small telescope in right hand. Oval wooden frame painted in gold and glazed. Thomas Dring was a prisoner on the HMS Jersey prison ship during the Revolution.
Materials
oil paint
paper
Credit Line
Gift of Verner Z. Reed, Jr.
Object Type
oil paintings (visual works)
Subjects
H.M.S. Jersey
Related People & Organizations
Dring, Thomas (associated)
Hirschmann, Ludwig (associated)
Reed, Verner Z, Jr. (associated)