A Philadelphia Lawyer Who Served as Pennsylvania's Deputy Attorney General [American School, 19th Century]. [Smith, Lewis Waln (1846-1881)]. [Portrait of Lewis Waln Smith]. Philadelphia, c.1870. 24" x 30" (image size). Oil on canvas in ornate nineteenth-century gilded wood frame. Some minor nicks and chips to frame, gilding slightly dulled, otherwise fine. $1,500. * Lewis Waln Smith was a lawyer who served as Deputy Attorney General for the State of Pennsylvania. This portrait belonged to the Philadelphia Bar Association. Founded in 1802, it is the oldest association of lawyers in the United States. Its library, where this portrait was last displayed, was renamed the Theodore F. Jenkins Memorial Law Library in 1967.
Book number 69070