Object ID# 1995.0004
Object Name Carte de visite
Photograph of a drawing or painting of a gentleman in his 50's or 60's.
Inscription on back of photograph, in pen: "Robert Patterson L.L.D. / was born in Ireland / May 30th 1743, died / in Philadelphia 1824. / He was a major during / the Revolutionary War. / Vice Provost of the Uni/versity of Penna. / Director U.S. Mint / and president of the / American Philosophical / Society. He was a Chris/tian from early boyhood." Maker's mark, back of photograph: "L.A. Sawyer,/ Photographer / No. 159 N. Eighth St./ Philadelphia."