National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #112
Subject/Title: Jackson, (Dr.) Alexander
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:36 x 32
Image Dimensions:30 x 24
Materials/Media:oil on wood
Date Documented:6/11/2003
Condition:Good

Description:Waist-length seated three-quarter left profile of a man with a full head of black hair. He is wearing a black coat, white shirt, and black tie. His left arm is draped behind the back of the red chair on which he is seated.
History:
Notes:Sitter is owner's great-great-grandfather and was the father of William Hicks Jackson of Belle Meade and Howell E. Jackson of West Meade. Sitter was born in Halifax, VA 2/22/1805 and died in Jackson, TN 1/20/1879.

HOME | ABOUT THE PROJECT | CONTACT US | INDEX | INSTITUTION COLLECTIONS
HOW TO PARTICIPATE | NEW PORTRAITS