National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #752
Subject/Title:
Branch, Josephine Imogene Woods
Artist:Dodge, John Wood
Date Created:1841 Feb 23
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:3.75 x 3. 25
Image Dimensions:2.75 x 2.25
Materials/Media:watercolor on ivory
Date Documented:12/6/2005
Condition:Excellent

Description:Minature of a young woman with dark straight hair dressed in a blue drape. Her hair falls to the middle of her ears and her eyes are large and blue. The background is a stunning pink and blue sky with a few golden tree tops visible on the right side.
History of Work:
Notes: The subject is the oldest daughter of Robert and Sarah Brown West Woods and was born March 10, 1819 and died October 25, 1852. She married John Richard Branch, son of John Branch, Governor of North Carolina, November 18, 1841.

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