National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #1125
Subject/Title:
Jackson, Andrew
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:ca. 1830
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:No Frame
Image Dimensions:16 x 12 1/2
Materials/Media:Oils on mahogany board
Date Documented: 9 February 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Subject is sitting facing three-quarter left but looking at viewer. Subject is wearing military dress uniform with 3 stars on the epaulettes and very high collar with gold edging. White shirt and scarf. Subject has a very narrow face and pointed chin.
History of Work:Copy from Philadelphia--came from Wheeling, West Virginia - rescued from a trash pile beside the road. One of three known copies of a portrait by Nathan W. Wheeler ca. 1830. Wood was either the back of a looking glass or clock.
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