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Historic Carnton Plantation - Franklin, Tennessee


Portrait #977
Subject/Title:
McGavock, Jacob
Artist:Dury, George (attrib.)
Date Created:ca. 1850
Owner/Location:Historic Carnton Plantation
1345 Carnton Lane
Franklin, TN 37064
Frame Dimensions:28 1/2 x 35 1/2
Image Dimensions:
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:25 October 2007
Condition:Excellent

Description:Seated portrait of a gentleman wearing formal attire, including a black jacket, tie and vest, and white shirt.
History of Work:Descended through family. Given to Carnton by his great-grand daughter.
Notes:Jacob was nephew of Randal McGavock or Carnton; he was also father of Randal William McGavock. Jacob was Circuit Cout Clerk for half a century.

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