Dr. Cyrus Hamlin Portrait, ca. 1810

Contributed by Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum

Description

Portrait of Dr. Cyrus Hamlin wearing Oxford County Sheriff's Jacket by an unknown artist. Cyrus Hamlin studied medicine at Harvard College and began practice in Livermore. He moved to Paris, Maine with his wife and three children in 1806, when he was invited to be Clerk of Courts and later sheriff of Oxford County. His fifth child was born in Paris on Aug. 27, 1809, and named Hannibal after Cyrus' twin brother.
Hannibal Hamlin became Abraham Lincoln's Vice President following the Presidential election of 1860.

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About This Item

  • Title: Dr. Cyrus Hamlin Portrait, ca. 1810
  • Creation Date: circa 1810
  • Subject Date: circa 1810
  • Location: Paris, Oxford County, ME
  • Media: Oil on Canvas
  • Dimensions: 75 cm x 61.5 cm
  • Local Code: 1903.02
  • Collection: Hamlin Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum
PO Box 4316, Hannibal Hamlin Drive, Paris, ME 04271
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