National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #1216
Subject/Title:
Barker, Joe & Martha
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:24 x 29
Image Dimensions:12 1/2 x 17
Materials/Media:Charcoal on paper
Date Documented: 12 March 2008
Condition:Very Good

Description:Mr. Barker is wearing a dark coat and white shirt. He has a beard and mustache and his hair is parted on his right. Mrs. Barker wears a dark dress and a cape with a wide collar. Her hair is parted in the middle and pulled to the back in a bun.
History of Work:
Notes:Joseph Underwood Barker was born 11 December 1837 and died 5 May 1909. He married Martha Jane Benson 21 March 1866. Martha Barker was born 7 September 1844 and died 28 September 1917.

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