Original 1849 Steel Engraving of Joseph R. Chandler Statesman from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: The ...

Original 1849 Steel Engraving of Joseph R. Chandler Statesman from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Whig Protrait Gallery

Editorial: The Whig Protrait Gallery, NY, 1849
Condición: Good Encuadernación de tapa blanda
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NY: The Whig Protrait Gallery. Good. 1849. Engraving. CONDITION: This scarce vintage engraving is in good condition as shown with foxing amd soiling as shown. A scarce engraving OVERALL 9 and 1/2 by 6 inches and the image is 5 by 6 inches; Joseph R. Chandler was born in Kingston, Massachusetts. He was engaged in commercial work in Boston, Massachusetts, and moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1815. He founded a young ladies seminary and worked as editor of the United States Gazette from 1822 to 1847. He was a member of the Philadelphia City Council from 1832 to 1848, and a member of the State constitutional convention in 1837. For a short time, he was an editorial assistant at Graham's Magazine in 1848. Chandler was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first, Thirty-second, and Thirty-third Congresses. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1854. He was appointed by President James Buchanan as Minister to the Two Sicilies and served from June 15, 1858, to November 15, 1860. He served as president of the board of directors of Girard College. He became interested in prison reform and was a delegate to the International Prison Congress held at London in 1872. He died in 1880 in Philadelphia, where he was interred in New Cathedral Cemetery. ; Engraved from a Daguerreotype by Whipple and Engra . printbx 1. N° de ref. de la librería 631877

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Título: Original 1849 Steel Engraving of Joseph R. ...

Editorial: The Whig Protrait Gallery, NY

Año de publicación: 1849

Encuadernación: Unbound

Condición del libro: Good

Edición: First Edition Thus.

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