National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Out of State

Portrait #1555
Subject/Title:
Bailey, Elizabeth Margaret Lusk
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Out-of-State
Frame Dimensions:
Image Dimensions:24 x 28 1/2
Materials/Media:Oil
Date Documented:7 August 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Waist-length portrait of a woman in white off-the-shoulder short-sleeved dress with burgundy stole. Her dark hair is parted in the middle and swoops down to cover her ears, She is facing slightly left, but her head is turned to the front to look directly at the viewer.
History of Work:
Notes:Elizabeth Margaret Lusk Bailey was the daughter of Nashville banker Robert Lusk and his wife Matilda Fairfax Lusk. She was the wife of Col. James Edmund Bailey, Tennessee senator, and colonel of the Tennessee 49th.

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