The Old Print Shop

Henry Alexander Wise.

  • ARTIST: William Brown

  • PUBLISHER: Lith. of E.B. & E.C. Kellogg.

  • MEDIUM: Two stone lithograph,

    DATE: 1844.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 13 7/16 x 9 15/16" (34.1 x 25.3 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: From Brown's "Portrait Gallery of Distinguished American Citizens." Described as "one of the outstanding American silhouettists" in "America on Stone," Brown wandered the country executing full-length silhouette portraits of major public figures. He placed each into a landscape or interior background related to the individual. <br><br> Henry A. Wise was a U.S. politician and lawyer. He was the governor of Virginia when Harpers Ferry was raided by John Brown and served as a brigadier general during the American Civil War.


  • CONDITION: Good condition, save some foxing in the margins.