Jeremiah And Daniel Wadswroth

Published caption:  Merchant Jeremiah Wadsworth, a slaveholder, bequeathed his fortune to his son, Daniel, who used some of it to endow the oldest public art museum in the nation, the Wadsworth Atheneum. This portrait of father and son was done by John Trumbull in 1784.
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( Wadsworth Atheneum / January 31, 2014 )

Published caption: Merchant Jeremiah Wadsworth, a slaveholder, bequeathed his fortune to his son, Daniel, who used some of it to endow the oldest public art museum in the nation, the Wadsworth Atheneum. This portrait of father and son was done by John Trumbull in 1784.

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