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Creator Name: Jarvis, John Wesley
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: painter
Creator Dates/Places: 1780 - 1839
Creator Name-CRT: John Wesley Jarvis
Title: Portrait of Capt. Samuel C. Reid
Creation Start Date: 1815
Creation End Date: 1815
Creation Date: 1815
Object Type: Paintings
Classification Term: oil on canvas
Materials and Techniques: oil on canvas
Dimensions: H.50-1/2 x W.36-3/8 in.
AMICA Contributor: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Owner Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
ID Number: 45.6
Credit Line: The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Captain Samuel Reid was one of the heroes of the War of 1812, defeating the British in 1814 and saving New Orleans from British conquest. In 1817, two years after this portrait was painted, Reid designed the present pattern of the American flag of stars and bars, with thirteen stripes representing the original American colonies and a new star being added each time a new state is admitted to the Union. The flag depicted in this portrait shows a style of American flag with white stripes on the outer edges, one of the unconventional versions of the flag which preceded Reid's standardization.
AMICA ID: MIA_.45.6
Component Measured: overall
Measurement Unit: in
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights:
?The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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