National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #924
Subject/Title:
Collett, Joshua
(1781-1856)
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:ca. 1820
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:2 1/4" x 2 3/4"
Image Dimensions:2" x 2 1/2"
Materials/Media:Oil
Date Documented:1 October 2007
Condition:Good

Description:Miniature is framed by metal oval that is mounted on embossed velour and enclosed in narrow gold metal on wood frame.
History of Work:Inherited by present owner
Notes:Subject was born in Berkeley County, Virginia where he was educated for the law. Emigrated to Northwest Tennessee at age 21 and settled at Lebanon, Ohio. Was successful attorney and later a distinguished judge, serving as Chief Justic of Ohio Supreme Count. Married Eliza Van Horne in 1808

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