National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #433
Subject/Title: Bosley, Martha Ann Carden
Artist:Cooper, Washington B.?
Date Created:ca. 1845?
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:35 x 31
Image Dimensions:30.25 x 25
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:
Condition:Good

Description:Oval waist-length nearly frontal of a young woman in a white, pleated off -the shoulder dress with a dark pink drape around her shoulders. Only a portion of her left arm is showing. Her dark straight hair is parted in the middle and pulled back. She is wearing no jewelry.
History:Damaged by fire, but restored by Cumberland Art Conservation Center in 2000.
Notes:Subject was born 10/27/1827, and married Charles Bosley, Jr. 3/30/1842. She died 5/8/1847.

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