Sarah Gould Putnam (1851-1912)
Oil on canvas, 1903
54 1/2 H x 47 W in.
Presented: March 1903
Donor:Charles E. Welch
Owner Library Company of the Baltimore Bar
Professor of Latin and Greek, Baltimore College, 1833
Admitted to the bar, 1837
Private Practice, Boston, 1837
Partnership with Edward Sohier, 1838-1888
Director, Third National Bank of Boston
President, Social Law Library
Specialized in estate management and equity matters. In April, 1899, he gave a gift of $1,000 to the Library Company of the Baltimore Bar and later an additional $2,000. In gratitude for his contributions the Baltimore Bar Library requested to have a portrait of him displayed in the library.