National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #555
Subject/Title:
Lawton, (Gen.) Alexander Robert
Artist:Brandt, Carl L.
Date Created:ca. 1870s
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:37 x 29
Image Dimensions:28.5 x 22.5
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:11/29/2004
Condition:Fair

Description:Three-quarters right profile of a mature balding man with a full neatly coiffed grey beard. His head hair has retreated to over and above his ears.
History of Work:Signed and dated (unreadable) on lower left.
Notes:Subject was born in St. Peters Parish, Beaufort, SC 11/4/1818 and died 7/2/1896. The family entertained Robert E. Lee's daughter in Savannnah in 1870.

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