The Rev.d M.r Tho.s Hiscox
Origin: America, Rhode Island, Newport
Framed: 9 1/2" X 7 1/2"; Plate: 8" X 5 3/4"
Mezzotint with line engraving
Acc. No. 1961-96
Lower margin reads: "S. Okey Fecit/ The Rev.d M.r Tho,s Hiscox/ late Pastor of the Baptist Church in Westerly taken from an Original/ Picture Painted by M.r Feke./ Published by Reak & Okey Printsellers & Stationers on the Parade Newport Rhode Island./ October 25 1773."
Label:This print of Reverend Thomas Hiscox (1686-1773) was copied from a portrait of the reverend painted by Robert Feke in 1745. The mezzotint was published the year of his death. Hiscox was the pastor of the Seventh Day Baptist Congregation in Westerly, Rhode Island.
The original portrait is in the collection of the Redwood Library and Athenaeum in Newport, Rhode Island.