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First Baptist Church - Nashville, Tennessee

Portrait #1852

Served as Pastor from 1896 until 1899
Subject/Title:
Hawthorne, James Broadman
Artist:Unknown
Date Created: prior to 1895
Owner/Location:First Baptist Church
108 7th Ave S.
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 664-6000
www.firstbaptistnashville.org
Frame Dimensions:14 x 29 (with enclosed narrative)
Image Dimensions:9 1/2 x 8
Materials/Media:Charcoal on Paper ... As submitted photograph of the original from the Calvert Bros, Collection
Date Documented:16 February 2012
Condition:Good

Description:Bust with head turned slightly to the left. Subject dressed in period coat, vest, white shirt with studs, and bow tie.
History of Work:Unknown – records of the painting are not on file in the Archives of the First Baptist Church.
Notes:At age 59, Reverend Hawthrone is the oldest man ever to assume the pastorate of the Church. He was renowned for his wisdom and leadership ability through prior service with the Baptist Sunday School Board.

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