National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #1829
Subject/Title:
Bowie, Dr. Byrd
Artist:Hime, Stanley E.
Date Created:April 20, 1947
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:NA/font>
Image Dimensions:8 1/2 x 11
Materials/Media:Pencil sketch on 8 1/2 x 11 construction paper
Date Documented:14 March 2010
Condition:Good

Description:Right profile, bust size, of woman with short dark hair. Subject is wearing a shirt with the button open at the neck and a pointed collar.
History of Work:During the life art class at Watkins Institute headed by Edwin Boyd Johnson I sketched a profile of Dr. Byrd Bowie as she was drawing the model on 4/20/1947
Notes:Dr. Byrd Bowie was one of three sisters who were all medical doctors. They were Drs. Anna Bowie, Evangeline Bowie, and Byrd Bowie. The three of them donated the land for Bowie Nature Park in Fairview, Tennessee.

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