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Charles J. P. Schmidt


Oil on canvas portrait painting of Charles J. P. Schmidt (1842-c.1920s), c. 1870-1880, attributed to Hans Heinrich Bebie (1799-1888). Schmidt was born in Darmstadt, Germany and emigrated to the United States in 1864. He became a naturalized citizen in 1866 and married Caroline Götz Schmidt (1842-1930) in 1870. Schmidt worked for many years as a Baltimore cabinetmaker and later a school teacher. The couple had several children.


circa 1870-1880


Oil on canvas


21.5 x 24.5 x 3.25 inches (frame)

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Portrait of wife Caroline Schmidt, also by Bebie, is 1965.7.3

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Florence Schmidt

Digital Publisher

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