CONCORD, N.H. — For years, the portrait of New Hampshire’s 56th governor hung in the Statehouse. Now it’s been removed, because it may not actually be him.

Henry Keyes served as governor from 1917 to 1918, but questions were raised recently that the portrait is an enhanced photograph, not an oil painting like other gubernatorial portraits surrounding it on the second floor. The clothing in the image also appears to be older than the fashion of the time.

State Sen. Lou D’Allesandro says it doesn’t even look like Keyes. He told WMUR-TV when you look at other records of images kept in the United States Senate, there’s really no resemblance to him.

A legislative committee voted to take down the portrait until it can figure out the subject of the portrait.

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