Smithsonian Collections

Bombastes, Conqueror of New Orleans

Image for Bombastes, Conqueror of New Orleans
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
Artist
Adalbert John Volck, 14 Apr 1828 - 26 Mar 1912
Sitter
Benjamin Franklin Butler, 5 Nov 1818 - 11 Jan 1893
Date
1868
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Medium
Etching on paper
Dimensions
6.6cm x 11cm (2 5/8" x 4 5/16"), Image
Type
Bound Object
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Object number
NPG.80.128.I
Topic
Exterior
Nature & Environment\Animal\Horse
Costume\Dress Accessory\Feather
Costume\Armor
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Male
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Massachusetts
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Politics and Government\Governor\Massachusetts
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Union
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Massachusetts
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Sports and Recreation\Athlete\Yachting
Portrait
Title
The American Cyclops, the Hero of New Orleans, and Spoiler of Silver Spoons