National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Subject/Title: Douglass, Edward Jr. Portrait #769
Artist: Unknown
Date Created: before 1825
Owner/Location: Private Collection

Frame Dimensions: 16.25 x 14.5
Image Dimensions: Oval - major axis 9.5 minor axis 7
Materials/Media: oil on hard surface
Date Documented: 10/26/2005
Condition: Good

Description: Oval of a gentleman facing three-quarter left. His long dark hair is parted slightly on his right, and he is wearing a white high-collared shirt, white vest and dark coat with wide lapels trimmed in a darker color. He is looking directly at the viewer and wears a very stern expression. His lower face is jowly and his mouth is drawn down in a frown.
History of Work:
Notes: Born in Culpepper County, Virginia during the 1750s. Died in 1825. In 1784, he became one of the two practicing attorneys in Nashville. He represented Sumner County, North Carolina at both conventions for the ratification of the U.S. Constitution. He served as Lieutenant Colonel of Sumner County Infantry, Tennessee Militia.

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