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Samuel Dyer Tillman (1815-1875)
Date: after 1876
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Medium: Charcoal and chalk with touches of crayon on paper mounted on canvas
Dimensions: Overall: 36 x 29 in. ( 91.4 x 73.7 cm )
Description: Portrait
Credit Line: Gift of the American Institute of the City of New York
Object Number: 1929.22
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Marks: signature: at the right, on the spine of a book: "E. H. Badgley"
Inscribed: Inscribed at the lower right on the spine of a book vertically in charcoal: "EH Badgley"

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The subject was a lawyer and scientist born in Utica, New York. In this "free copy" of Thomas Hicks's original a few of the details have been changed. Tillman holds one of his inventions in his hands, instead of the books that Hicks placed there in his portrait.