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Joseph C. Heywood (1820–1900)

Object Name: Relief
Date: ca. 1872
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Medium: Painted plaster; wood
Dimensions: Overall: 22 x 16 5/8 x 4 in. ( 55.9 x 42.2 x 10.2 cm )
Description: Bas-relief portrait.
Credit Line: Gift Mr. John Watts De Peyster
Object Number: 1873.20
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Inscribed: Inscribed in pencil on back: "S-31"

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Heywood was the author of three dramatic poems published in New York in 1867-68. He was also a lawyer and newspaper reporter and during the last decade of his life was private chamberlain (Camerlingo) to Pope Leo XIII.