National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #127
Subject/Title: Harris, Carey
Artist:Cooper, Washington B. (attrib.)
Date Created:ca. 1840
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:39 x 34
Image Dimensions:29 x 24
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:7/15/2003
Condition:Excellent

Description:Waist-length three-quarter right profile of a young man with a receding hairline. His light brown hair is combed forward toward the right side of his head in whisps. He is wearing a black coat with two buttons visible and a black vest, white shirt and a black scarf at the neck. Traces of his white collar show above the scarf. He has light colored eyes. His right arm is cocked on his right hip.
History:Restored by Cumberland Art Conservation Center 1988-89.
Notes:Sitter was born in 1806 and died in 1842. He was Secretary of Indian Affairs. More documentation in the file.

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