Object Record

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Collection Fine Art Collection
Object Name Portrait
Other Name Benjamin Banneker Portrait
Catalog Number 1977.1.1
Accession Number 1977.1
Date 1977
Description Portrait of Banneker in tan suit. White hair. Holding his almanac in hands. Behind him sits candle, telescope and other instruments.

Plaque beneath portrait reads "Benjamin Banneker | 1731-1806 | Gift of Maryland Bicentennial Commission & | Banneker-Douglass Foundation"
Artist Hughie Lee-Smith
People Banneker, Benjamin, 1731-1806
Lee-Smith, Hughie
Subjects Almanacs
Art
Banneker, Benjamin, 1731-1806.
Banneker, Benjamin, Astronomers. Scientists.
Banneker, Benjamin,--Astronomers.
Painting