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Andrew Johnson National Historic Site - Greeneville, Tennessee
Subject/Title: Johnson, Charles Portrait #775
Artist: Dury, George
Date Created: ca. 1860-1863
Owner/Location: Andrew Johnson National Historic Site
National Park Service, U. S. Department of the Interior
121 Monument Avenue
Greeneville, TN 37743


Frame Dimensions: L 32" x W 27" approx.
Image Dimensions: L 27" x W 22.5" approx
Materials/Media: Oil on Canvas
Date Documented: 4/29/2005
Condition: Good

Description: Oval portrait of a dark-haired young man with full dark beard, no moustache. He is facing three-quarter left, and the portrait is nearly waist length. His high-collared white shirt has a soft black tie at the neck and he is wearing a black coat buttoned high. His expression is a near-smile and he is looking toward the left.
History of Work:
Notes: Charles Johnson, son of President Andrew Johnson, oval, bust view. Charles Johnson was Surgeon during the Civil War, but was killed in 1863, when thrown from a horse. During this period of time, Andrew Johnson was Military Governor of The State of Tennessee.

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