National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #111
Subject/Title: McDonald, Angus
Artist:Hankins, Cornelius
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:35 x 28
Image Dimensions:26 x 20
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:6/11/2003
Condition:Good

Description:Waist-length three-quarter right profile of a man in Revolutionary War uniform. Jacket is blue with red and gold trim and epaulets. He has silver straight hair that comes to his jawline and his eyes are blue.
History:This is a copy of miniature--artist unknown-- painted about 1775. A cousin of the owner has this original work.
Notes: Sitter was an immigrant to Virginia in 1746 and was a Lt. Colonel in the Virginia Militia in 1774. A record of his immigration plus other information can be found in "Never Say Die: The Glengarry McDonalds of Virginia" by Julia Davis.

An image of his great-grandson, Hunter McDonald, is also on this site.


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