Ralph Inman

Artist

John Singleton Copley (1738–1815)

Date

1770

Medium

Pastel

Dimensions

24 x 18 in. (61 x 45.7 cm)

Description
Ralph Inman (1713–1788) was born in Yorkshire, England, and came of America in about 1740. He established a large estate at what became Cambridgeport in Massachusetts, a fact remembered in the naming of nearby Inman Street and Inman Square. Inman was a successful merchant and remained a Loyalist during the American Revolution, part of which he spent in England.
Credit Line

Gift of Miss Emily B. Warren, 1957

Object Number

UR283