National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #1569
Subject/Title:
Crabb, Dr. Alfred Leland
Artist:Roach, Martha
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:34 x 28
Image Dimensions:24 x 18 3/4
Materials/Media:Mixed Media
Date Documented:July 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:White-haired gentleman with wire-framed glasses, looking down, dressed in a suit with a vest and a reddish necktie.
History of Work:
Notes:Born January 22, 1884 in Warren County, Kentucky, the son of James Wade and Annie Arbuckle Crabb; married Bertha Gardner August 16, 1911; died 1980 in Lexington, Kentucky. Dr. Crabb was an esteemed Professor of Education at Peabody College in Nashville and was the author of many novels about Tennessee, especially about the Civil War. He received many honors, including the proclamation of Alfred Leland Crabb Week in Tennessee, October 15-21, 1972, by Governor Winfield Dunn.

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