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Joseph Wood
  • Born: 6 Jul 1778, Tappan NY
  • Christened: 9 Aug 1778, Clarkstown NY
  • Died: 15 Jun 1830, Washington DC

  General notes:

Silversmith and portrait painter

  Events in his life were:

  • New York City NY, c 1793-1800: having left the family farm to seek his fortune, he secured himself an apprenticeship with a New York City silversmith. On his own, he began copying miniature portraits, becoming skillful enough to join with the fashionable portrait painter John Wesley Jarvis in a shop near the Park Theatre. He left the city around 1808 to work in Philadlephia, then moved on to Washngton DC, where he died.
  • He worked circa 1800-1807 as a silversmith and portrait painter in New York City NY

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