Casey Farm

Silas Casey (1734-1814)

Unknown artist
New England, c. 1780
Oil on canvas
Bequest of Edward P. Casey

Silas Casey owned property in nearby East Greenwich and made his living as a dry goods merchant. He lived here with his wife, Abigail, from 1787 to 1812. Can you see the way he could transport produce grown on this land in the background of his portrait?