John Page

Shown in this portrait by Charles Willson Peale, Virginia Gov. John Page thought so highly of the classically educated North African Selim the Algerine that he commissioned a portrait of his learned friend and displayed it prominently in his famous mansion at Rosewell Plantation in Gloucester County.
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( Courtesy of Independence National Historic Park / August 22, 2012 )

Shown in this portrait by Charles Willson Peale, Virginia Gov. John Page thought so highly of the classically educated North African Selim the Algerine that he commissioned a portrait of his learned friend and displayed it prominently in his famous mansion at Rosewell Plantation in Gloucester County.

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