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Bust Portrait of Dr. Stephen Roe (d.1844); from disassembled Cummings album

Object Number: 
1979.19f
Medium: 
Graphite on paper lined in blue
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 3 1/8 in. ( 8.9 x 7.9 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower right: "T.S.C." inscription: lower left: "Dr. Roe"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "Dr Roe"; signed at lower right T. S. C.(the S. and C. reversed)"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
The subject received his M.D. degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1817 and was appointed consulting surgeon at New York's Bellevue Hospital in 1829. This sketch came to the society mounted in an album of sketches and engravings by Thomas S. Cummings and various other nineteenth-century American artists.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Whitney Hartshorne
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group