From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitleRev. Levi Scott, D. D.
About this objectThe 19th century F. F. Jones engravers of Cincinnati beautifully replicated original daguerreotypes. Depicted in the image is Reverend Levi Scott, D. D. (1802-1888) who was born in Odessa, Delaware to Methodist parents. Scott’s father was a class-leader and Local preacher who entered the Itinerant Ministry of the Philadelphia Annual Conference of the M.E. Church in 1803. Young Levi Scott worked on the family farm until he was sixteen, when he took on a mechanical career. The young man was converted in 1822 changing the course of his life. In 1825 Levi Scott received his license as a minister and joined the Philadelphia Conference. The young minister has a lengthy career preaching as a Methodist minister and in 1852 was elected to the Episcopacy of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The following years saw the Bishop travel widely around the states and territories where his denomination was ensconced.
Place MadeCincinnati, Ohio
MakerJones, F. F.
Date Madec.a. 1860s
Medium and Materialssteel engraving
Inscription and Marksrecto: [ink print] ENGRAVED BY F.F. JONES CIN. FROM A DAGE.recto: [ink print] REV. LEVI SCOTT, D.D. recto: [ink print] Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Churchrecto: [ink print] ENGRAVED EXPRESSLY FOR THE LADIES REPOSITORYverso: [pencil] L155 (NL is crossed out) 74:063:4
Measurementsimage: 14.5 cm x 11.2 cm
overall: 25.5 cm x 16.6 cm
Subject and Association Keywords19th century engraving
Subject and Association KeywordsRev. Levi Scott, D.D.
Subject and Association KeywordsF.F. Jones
Subject and Association KeywordsEpiscopacy of the Methodist Episcopal Church
Subject and Association Keywordssteel engraving
Credit Linepurchased from Yankee Peddler Bookstore