National Society of Colonial Dames of
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The Carter House Museum - Franklin, Tennessee


Portrait #1102

Subject/Title:
Cooper Children
Artist:Cooper, Washington
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:The Carter House Museum
Franklin, Tennessee
Frame Dimensions:71.5 x 60
Image Dimensions:59 x 47.5
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:October 2007
Condition:Excellent

Description:Young boy in blue jacket and white pants with sister in white dress on his right and younger brother in a red tartan skirt on his left. The boy in the middle is holding a basket of grapes and apples.
History of Work:This portrait was given to the Carter House by the Cooper family.
Notes:James Cooper is the boy in the center. He was a good friend of Captain Tod Carter, whose family lived in the Carter House, and they fought together in the Battle of Franklin. Captain Carter died in his family home of the wounds he sustained in that battle.

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