National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #696
Subject/Title:
Hodgson, Rev. Telfair
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:1880
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:22 1/2 x 11 1/2
Image Dimensions:
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:
Condition:

Description:Full-length portrait of a man wearing the robe mentioned below. He has brown hair and a full beard and moustache. The robe is red with a top or cape of white, and he appears to be wearing blue beneath it. He is facing three-quarter right.
History of Work:
Notes:1840-1893. Telfair Hodgson is wearing the Vice-Chancellor robe of The University of the South. Great-grandfather of the owner.
CLICK HERE for the portrait of his wife, Frances Glen Potter Hodgson and HERE for the portrait of his son and namesake.


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