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Vanderbilt Collection - Kirkland Hall

Subject/Title:
Oliver Cromwell Carmichael
1891 - 1966
Artist:Paul Trebilcock
Date Created:1948
Owner/Location:Vanderbilt University
Frame Dimensions:
Image Dimensions:45 1/2" x 33 1/2"
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Condition:Excellent

Description:Chancellor Carmichael in academic gown and hood sitting with right arm resting on back of chair and left hand holding a book resting on left leg.
History of Work:This portrait was commissioned by the Vanderbilt Board of Trust in 1948 and acquired in 1949.
Notes:Oliver Carmichael served as Chancellor of Vanderbilt University from 1937 - 1946. For two years previous, he had served as Dean of the Graduate School and Senior College. Carmichael Towers, East and West (dormitories), are named in his memory.

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