This print drawn from a daguerreotype of Thomas Dorr was done in Philadelphia in 1842 by William Warner a portrait painter and engraver. Copies were sold in Providence by Abraham Stillwell, a local bookseller. Stillwell began advertising the sale of the likeness of Dorr beginning with the June 20, 1842 issue of the Providence Daily Express, Stillwell's ad read 'GOV. DORR, Just published and for sale at No. 1 Market square, a Portrait of Thomas W. Dorr, elected Governor of the State of Rhode Island under the People's Constitution.'