The Papers of Philander Chase
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Portraits of Chase and his family

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Oil on canvas
J.G. Strutt
ca. 1823
Location: Kenyon College Archives

Steel engraving based on the Strutt portrait
C. Turner
ca. 1823-4
Produced in England to help Chase raise money for his seminary and college.

Miniature oil on ivory portrait (which is owned by Kenyon College) as reprinted in The Life of Philander Chase by Laura Chase Smith

Oil mural
Norris Rahming
Location: Gambier Post Office
"Well, this will do!"

Matthew Brady's studio
ca. 1844-1852
Owner: Library of Congress

Steel engraving

Steel engraving

ca. 1835-1852

Steel engraving
J.F.E. Prud Homme
based on an oil by
James Bogle, 1840
Produced to raise money for Jubilee College.

Relief monument
Location: Kenyon College,
Church of the Holy Spirit

Detail of relief monument

Stained glass window
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Kansas City, Kansas

Detail of stained glass window

Carved wooden bust
Location: Philomathesian Lecture Hall, Ascension Hall, Kenyon College

Photograph of Bishop Chase and Sophia
ca. 1840-1852

Dagguereotype of Sophia Chase
ca. 1840-1860

Steel engraving of Chase's first son Philander, who died in 1823

Dagguereotype of Chase's second son Philander

Photograph of oil portrait of Chase's nephew, Salmon Portland Chase
Henry Ulke, ca. 1880
Owner: U.S. Treasury Dept.

Most original prints and photographs owned by Kenyon College.  All digital images are owned by The Papers of Philander Chase unless otherwise noted.


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Last updated 15 January 2001