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Oil portrait of William Henry Rossington by artist Jerome S. Uhl. The subject was editor of the Commonwealth and Leavenworth Commercial newspapers. He also served in the State Legislature and operated a law firm with Charles Blood Smith. Rossington and Smith co-founded the Topeka Club, a social group consisting primarily of prominent Topekans. This portrait hung in the organization's clubhouse until it disbanded in the early 1920s. The artist was a painter from Cincinnati, Ohio, who studied in Paris, exhibited in Europe, and painted portraits of a number of prominent Americans.

Creator: Uhl, S. Jerome
Date: 1909

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Item Number: 225210
KSHS Identifier: 1983.2870.0

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