Jeremiah Mason (1768 - 1848)
Born at Lebanon (CT); died at Boston (MA).
Lawyer, state and national legislator.
Copy by unknown artist, c. 1875 after the original by artist Chester Harding, 1835.
The plaque on the Dartmouth College original dates the year of the portrait as 1825; but it was not painted until 1835. See "Dartmouth Luminaries: The College Counsel Portraits, " in American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art (to be published 2007-2008).
Gift to the State, 1875.