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Historic Carnton Plantation - Franklin, Tennessee


Portrait #979
Subject/Title:
McGavock, Cynthia
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:August 27, 1855
Owner/Location:Historic Carnton Plantation
1345 Carnton Lane
Franklin, TN 37064
Frame Dimensions:25 x 30
Image Dimensions:
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:25 October 2007
Condition:Excellent

Description:Chest-up portrait of a lady in black dress with white lace collar. Portrait painted in an oval.
History of Work:Inscription on rear of painting reads "Cynthia McGavock August 27th, 1855, age 35 years."
Notes:Cynthia was the second wife of Randal McGavock of Whythe County, VA.

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