RICHARD CHANNING MOORE.

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William Brown


Richard Channing Moore.

Two-stone lithograph, 1844.
Image size 13 5/16 x 9 3/4" (34 x 24.8 cm).
Overall good condition.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 38404
Price: $375.00
Publisher : Published by E. B. & E. C. Kellogg, Hartford, Ct.
From the PORTRAIT GALLERY OF DISTINGUISHED AMERICAN CITIZENS. Brown cut his silhouettes from life and then added details to the scene that were connected to the distinguished citizen's persona.

Bishop Moore' epitaph reads as follows "Richard Channing Moore, D.D. was born in New York, August 21, 1762. He labored faithfully and successfully in the ministry of the Protestant Episcopal Church 54 years. He was rector of the Monumental Church in Richmond, and Bishop of the Diocese of Virginia 27 years. In the Convention that called him to the Episcopate, there were only 7 members. At the time of his death there were 95 clergy in the Diocese of Virginia. He died in Lynchburg, Virginia, Nov. 11th, 1841, at the age of 79."
18th-19th Century Subjects , Portraits , Clergy

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