National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #257
Subject/Title: McGavock, Elizabeth Crockett
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:ca. 1850
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:39 x 33
Image Dimensions:29 x 33
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:2/3/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Older woman seated in a red chair. She is wearing a black dress with a lace collar and a black overcoat. A lace bonnet of simple style is worn back on her head to reveal straight black hair parted in the middle and pulled back. In her right hand, the only one visible, she holds a white handkerchief, trimmed in lace. In the background on the right is a column.
History:
Notes:Subject lived rom 1795- 1862.

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