William Bacon Stevens portrait, 1876

A portrait of William Bacon Stevens (1815-1887) from the first of two photographic portrait albums assembled by W. Curtis Taylor & Company for the Centennial Exhibition. Stevens was the fourth Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania.  Born on July 13, 1815, Stevens was educated at Phill...

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Main Author: W. Curtis Taylor And Company (Creator)
Collection:Herbert Welsh Collection (#0702)
Date:1876
Dimensions:30 x 36 cm
Location:914 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA
Box Number:Box 114
Format: Electronic
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Copyright:Please contact Historical Society of Pennsylvania Rights and Reproductions (rnr@hsp.org)
Online Access:https://digitallibrary.hsp.org/index.php/Detail/objects/13777
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title William Bacon Stevens portrait, 1876
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W. Curtis Taylor And Company
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
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description A portrait of William Bacon Stevens (1815-1887) from the first of two photographic portrait albums assembled by W. Curtis Taylor & Company for the Centennial Exhibition. Stevens was the fourth Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania.&nbsp; Born on July 13, 1815, Stevens was educated at Phillips Academy, Andover and later studied medicine at Dartmouth College and the Medical College of South Carolina.&nbsp; After practicing medicine in Savannah, Georgia, for five years, he served state historian of Georgia and at that time he began to study for the priesthood of the Episcopal Church.&nbsp; He was ordained deacon on February 28, 1843 and later to the priesthood on January 7, 1844.&nbsp; He briefly served as professor of moral philosophy at the University of Georgia prior to being called as the rector of St. Andrew&#39;s Church of Philadelphia in 1848.&nbsp; He received the Doctor of Divinity degree from the University of Pennsylvania and was later elected assistant bishop of the Diocese of Pennsylvania.<br /> <br /> This digital record contains one image that depicts one portrait from box 114 (labeled as: Representative Men in Phila. 1876&quot;).
raw_location_txt_mv 914 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA
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topic Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
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collection Herbert Welsh Collection
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