19th Century Portraits

Comprised of approximately 50 portraits, this collection features historical, American figures as well as notable Union individuals, painted by recognized artists from the 19th century such as Samuel Sexton, Thomas Sully, Henry Inman, Ezra Ames, Waldo and Jewett, and others.

Henry Inman, Eliphalet Nott, D.D., LL.D., President 1804-1866, 1839-1844, oil on canvas, Union College Permanent Collection

Thomas Sully, Urania Nott, 1854, oil on canvas, Union College Permanent Collection, P1995.73 UCPC

Ezra Ames, William James, 1822, oil on canvas, Union College Permanent Collection

Samuel Haydon Sexton, Ichabod S. Spencer, D.D., 1852, oil on canvas, gift of Mrs. Katherine Spencer Leavitt, Union College Permanent Collection

Frederick R. Spencer, John Canfield Spencer, Class of 1806, 1836, oil on canvas, Union College Permanent Collection

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