National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #747
Subject/Title:
Looney, Betty Franklin
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:ca. 1870s
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:38 x 33
Image Dimensions:30 x 25
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:12/6/2005
Condition:Excellent

Description:Floating torso of a woman with dark hair piled on her head. Her dark dress is trimmed with a white ruffled inset collar and white fringe. Her prominent right ear is visible.
History of Work:
Notes:Subject married Jesse William Bailey. She was the daughter of Dr. Peter Looney and Betty Franklin. She lived from 1850-1900.

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