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James K. Polk Ancestral Home Collection
Columbia, Tennessee
Portrait #418
Subject/Title:
Hayes, Ophelia Polk
Artist:Cooper, William Browning 1811-1900
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:James K. Polk Ancestral Home
301-305 W. Seventh St.
Columbia, TN 38402
931-388-2354
www.jameskpolk.com/new/
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:39.75 x 22.25
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:12/14/2004
Condition:Good

Description:Waist-length seated nearly frontal of woman wearing a black dress with a white lace straight low-neck blouse. Her hands are clasped in her lap, and her left arm rests on a marble-top table.
History of Work:
Notes:Subject was the youngest sister of James K. Polk. She was born 9/6/1812 in Maury County, married 9/25/1829 to Dr. John B. Hayes in Columbia, TN. She died on April 18, 1850.

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