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Catalog Number 00019
Object Name Portrait
Description Phineas McGray Casady by Charles A. Cumming. 1818-1908. Legislator, district judge, banker. Born at Connersville, Indiana, December 3, 1818. Removed to Des Moines, 1846. Lawyer and first postmaster of Des Moines. Senator, 2nd and 3rd Iowa General Assemblies. Judge of the Fifth District. Received U.S. Land Office. President, Des Moines Savings Bank. Died in Des Moines, August 31, 1908. 63.75" x 54"

Gold frame, ornate designs, chunks of frame missing, scratches, cracks. Artists name in bottom right corner, name undistinguishable. Background landscape and white column. Subject is man with white hair & facial hair. Dark suit and bowtie. Seated in wooden chair facing left side, head facing forward. Holding papers in hand.
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