National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #1658
Subject/Title:
Galloway, David and Lewis
Artist:Cooper, W.
Date Created:1852
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:64 x 54
Image Dimensions:49 1/2 x 39 1/2
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Two boys, David on the left and Lewis on the right, playing marbles and sitting on the porch, probably at grandparents' house, Grantland, in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Both children are barefooted. Older son is in blue sweater, white pants and white shirt. Younger son is in a sleeping gown. Trees and sky are in the background.
History of Work:Passed down through Dickinson and Murfree families.
Notes: David was born in 1847; Lewis was born in 1849. Lewis died in 1917 in Lexington, Kentucky and is buried in the Lexington Cemetery in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, next to his wife Mary V. Twyman. She was the granddaughter of John Telemachus Johnson, politician, attorney, minister in the Christian Church. He served multiple terms in the U.S. House of Representatives. David's date of death remains unknown. Sons of Lewis Galloway and wife Martha Dickinson Galloway. Grandsons of David and Fanny Noailles Murfree Dickinson.

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