Black and white photograph of Edward Hessenmueller, born in Wolfenbuettel, Braunschweig, Germany in 1811. He died in Cleveland, Ohio, Jan. 27th, 1884. Hessenmueller was a prominent German-American leader, a lawyer, and the publisher for Germania (1846-53), the first German newspaper in the Cleveland area.
Superb large oil portrait on canvas of prominent Clevelander, Myron T. Herrick, by the fashionable portrait painter Laszlo. French Regency style gilt frame. Signed.
Color: Flesh, white, black, red; gold, hzm0031851, 72.65.19