National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #921
Subject/Title:
Colby, Henry Francis
Artist:Little, Eleanor Colby
Date Created:ca. 1900
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:
Image Dimensions:9" x 12" unframed
Materials/Media:Pastel on board
Date Documented:1 October 2007
Condition:Good

Description:Head and shoulders profile of older man, almost bald but with graying mutton-chop whiskers. Black shirt, white stand-up collar on shirt barely visible. Wearing pince-nez.
History of Work:Painted by daughter, Eleanor Colby Little
Notes:Son of Gardner Colby for whom Colby College was anmed. Subject was minister of 1st Baptist Church in Dayton, Ohio.

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