National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #582
Subject/Title:
McGavock, Lysander - Husband of Elizabeth Crockett McGavock - Portrait #581
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 man with brown eyes.
History of Work:The subject moved to the Nashville area from Max Meadows, Virginia. He buillt "Midway," the ante-bellum home used as centerpiece of present Brentwood Country Club. He is the father 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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