National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #581
Subject/Title:
McGavock, Elizabeth Crockett - Wife of Lysander McGavock - Portrait #582
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:early 1800s
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:12" X 10" Oval
Image Dimensions:
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:3/20/2005
Condition:Fair

Description:Head and shoulders of lady wearing a black dress with white collar and blouse showing beneath. Her dark hair is parted in center and worn pulled back with roll at back of hand.
History of Work:The subject moved to the Nashville area from Max Meadows, Virginia. Her husband buillt "Midway," the ante-bellum home used as centerpiece of present Brentwood Country Club. She is the mother of Cynthia and Emily McGavock, also in this portrait collection, great-grandparent of Margaret Hayes Powell and of Anne P. Lowe and Hortense P. Cooper, the widow of Governor Prentice Cooper.
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