File:Governor Samuel Adams.jpg

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Artist
mezzotint by Graham, based on a lost portrait by Major John Johnston
Description
English: Portrait of Samuel Adams, painted by Major John Johnston in 1795 while Adams was Governor of Massachusetts. The original was destroyed by fire within a few years; this copy, a folio mezzotint, was engraved in 1797 by someone named Graham. (All information from The life and public services of Samuel Adams, by William Vincent Wells, volume 3, p. 334)
Date 1797, based on 1795 originial
Source/Photographer The life and public services of Samuel Adams, by William Vincent Wells, volume 3 (1865)

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