National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #754
Subject/Title:
Hadley, Dr. John Livingston, Sr.
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:1797
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:5 x 4.5
Image Dimensions:2 x 2.5
Materials/Media:watercolor on ivory
Date Documented:12/6/2005
Condition:Excellent

Description:Miniature of a boy in a blue vest and black/navy overcoat. His torso is forward and his head reveals a three-quarters right profile. His dark auburn/brown hair falls to his collar where it begins to wave.
History of Work:Painted in Cumberland County, NC.
Notes:Subject lived from 1788-1870, dying on his 55th wedding anniversary. He was married to his double first cousin, Amelia Hadley. He owned land around Old Hickory, TN . He was the son of John and Margaret Livingston Hadley.

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