Charles Kendall Adams Portrait
- Charles Kendall Adams Portrait
- Campus Artifacts, Art & Memorabilia
- Forbes, John Colin, 1846-1925
- ca. 1906-1925
- Uris Library, Arthur H. Dean Reading Room, Cornell University
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- College presidents
Adams, Charles Kendall, 1835-1902
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- Front View
- Second president of Cornell University (1885-1892) and Professor of History. This painting is part of a commemorating portrait series of past Cornell University presidents in the Arthur H. Dean Reading Room of Uris Library.
More detailed information on Charles K. Adams may be found in:
Engst, Elaine.“Cornell’s Twelve Presidents: Charles Kendall Adams, President, 1885-1892,” Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections-Cornell University Library, accessed May 2, 2012,http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/presidents/view_item.php?sec=3&sub=9.
John Colin Forbes is an American painter from Toronto, Canada. Forbes studied at Upper Canada College, the South Kensington Museum, the Royal Academy, London, and École des Beaux-Arts, Paris. He was a student of T. Mover Martin. Notable portrait subjects of Forbes include: Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Kind Edward VII, Queen Alexandra of Great Britain, and Governor General of Canada Frederick Hamilton-Temple Blackwood. Forbes is considered one of Canada’s best portrait painters [MacDonald, Colin S. 1997. A dictionary of Canadian artists 1 A to F. Ottawa: Canadian Paperbacks Publ.].
- Engst, Elaine.“Cornell’s Twelve Presidents: Charles Kendall Adams, President, 1885-1892,” Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections-Cornell University Library, accessed May 2, 2012,http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/presidents/view_item.php?sec=3&sub=9.
“John Colin Forbes,” Odon Wagner Gallery, accessed April 24, 2012, http://www.odonwagnergallery.com/traditional_artist/john-colin-forbes.
MacDonald, Colin S. 1997. A dictionary of Canadian artists 1 A to F. Ottawa: Canadian Paperbacks Publ.
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