Board Member Emeritus David Steele delivered a presentation to the Caroline Scott Harrison Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) spring meeting (May 5, 2022).
The Caroline Scott Harrison Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, was founded in Indianapolis on February 21, 1894, and named after the First Lady of the United States of America, and first President General of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
David’s talk, titled “T.C. Steele, Portraits of Those Who Shaped Indianapolis”, featured 15 prominent Indianapolis citizens who helped shape our city. David included in his talk images of Steele portraits as well as background on each individual.
Parentheses indicate date painted
There are several other portraits of those who shaped Indianapolis that are yet to be professionally photographed, e.g. U.S. Vice President Charles Fairbanks, Col. Eli Lilly, Dr. William H. Wishard, Indiana Governors Isaac Pusey Gray, Alvin P. Hovey, Ira J. Chase, Claude Matthews. These portraits will be on the Friends of T.C. Steele Virtual Gallery as they are professionally photographed and provenance established.
Left to Right:
- Debra Foster – Regent, Caroline Scott Harrison National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
- David Steele – Board Member Emeritus, T.C. Steele
- Jennifer E. Capps – Indiana State Chair, Daughters of the American Revolution Museum Outreach, and member of Caroline Scott Harrison Chapter
Note slide of T.C. Steele’s Tinker Street Studio circled in red in background with painting of President Benjamin Harrison to the left of Steele’s easel.