National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #1522
Subject/Title:
Joy, Susan Frances McAlister
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:ca. 1910
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:24 x 20 1/2
Image Dimensions:16 1/2 x 13 1/4
Materials/Media:Pastel
Date Documented:1 July 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Bust-length sketch of older woman facing three-quarter right and looking in that direction. Her greying hair is pulled to the top of her head in a chignon and appears to be parted on her left. She wears no jevelry and has a grey v-necked dress with a pink collar or pink-banded collar.
History of Work:The portrait of his grandmother was inherited by the current owner's husband (now deceased) from his parents.
Notes:Susan Frances McAlister Joy was born August 9, 1862 and died April 13, 1931.

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