National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #686
Subject/Title:
Hunt, Memucan 1729-1808
Artist:Shannon, E. Hampton
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:35 X 31
Image Dimensions:25 X 21
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:11/14/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Young man seated, waist up, hand in lap holding white paper. He is wearing black robe with white shirt and tie. Seated turned slightly to left. He has brown hair, bright blue eyes, and the background show red drape on right, part of wood backed chair to left.
History of Work:Subject lived in North Carolina. Hunt was State Treasurer and the owner's great-great-great grandfather. Owner inherited the set of portraits from her cousin.
Notes:Subject was married to Mary "Polly" Wade.

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