National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #1224
Subject/Title:
Franklin, Anne Fredonia "Nannie" Hillman
Artist:Waugh, Samuel Bell (1814-1885)
Date Created:1867
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:62 x 53
Image Dimensions:48 x 40
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented: 25 March 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Subject is a young lady facing three-quarter right and looking very slightly to viewer's right. She is wearing a long rose-colored off-the-shoulders dress with lace at bodice. Painted at subject's age 20, she has long blond hair with two long ringlets on her left shoulder and has blue-grey eyes.
History of Work:
Notes:Subject was born 19 October 1847 in Clarksville, TN. On 8 January 1872 she married Dr. Edward Noel Franklin (born 20 October 1846), the great-nephew of Isaac Franklin. The subject died 6 October 1923 at "Lone Pine," the home where Gallatin Nursing Home now stands on North Water Avenue in Gallatin, TN. She is buried in Mr. Olivet Cemetery in Nashville.

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