National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Subject/Title: Douglass, Elizabeth Howard Portrait #770
Artist: Unknown
Date Created: before 1825
Owner/Location: Private Collection

Frame Dimensions: 32 x 22.75
Image Dimensions: 26 x 16.75
Materials/Media: oil on canvas
Date Documented: 10/26/2005
Condition: Good

Description: Stern-faced older woman facing three-quarter right. She is wearing an elaborate white lace bonnet tied in a bow under her chin. Her dark blue outfit appears to be almost a cape with a white fabric collar. Her blue eyes are directed at the viewer.
History of Work:
Notes: Wife of Edward Douglass, Jr., born in North Carolina. It was said that when she was a young woman, she danced with Lord Cornwallis.

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