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James K. Polk Ancestral Home Collection
Columbia, Tennessee
Portrait #428
Subject/Title:
Childress, Elizabeth Whitswett
Artist:Cooper, Washington Bogart (attrib.)
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:James K. Polk Ancestral Home
301-305 W. Seventh St.
Columbia, TN 38402
931-388-2354
www.jameskpolk.com/new/
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:36 x 29
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:12/14/2004
Condition:Good

Description:Seated three-quarter length rectangular of an older woman wearing a dark, long-sleeved dress with an elaborate lace collar and lace bonnnet. Her brown hair is barely visible under the front of the bonnet. Her hands are in her lap and her right hand holds spectacles. A red drape is on the left and a landscape background is on the right.
History of Work:Hung at Polk Place dinng room.
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