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Title: Portrait of Horace Fuller by Polly Thayer

Accession Number: 1994.48.1
Category: PAINTINGS - OIL
Type: oil painting
Maker: Thayer, Polly
Place:
Date: 1942
Materials: painting
Description: Oil painting on canvas; seated portrait of Horace Fuller wearing US Marine uniform; signed lower right in red "Polly Thayer '42"; painted by Polly Thayer (Starr) whose husband, Donald C. Starr, was a yachtsman and friend of Fuller (who was uncle of Seaport curator Benjamin A. G. Fuller); painted while Horace Fuller was at Chelsea Naval Hospital recuperating from wounds received at Guadalcanal, World War II.

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