Object ID# 1995.0533
Object Name Photograph
Black and white photograph of a portrait painted by Gilbert Stuart of Samuel Miles who lived from 1739-1805.
Typed on a piece of paper attached to the mount: "Samuel Miles (1739-1805) / portrait by Gilbert Stuart (photograph) / member of a Radnor family, Miles was Brigadier General of Pennsylvania State / Troops in the Revolution and later a trustee of the University of Pennsylvania / and mayor of Philadelphia. He married Catherine / Wister, became rich and was / painted by the foremost artist of his day."