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Grand Lodge of Tennessee - Free & Accepted Masons
Nashville, Tennessee
Portrait #513
Subject/Title:
McManus, Samuel
Artist: Cooper, Washington Bogart
Date Created: mid 1800s
Owner/Location:Grand Lodge of TN Free & Accepted Masons
100 7th Ave. N.
Nashville, TN 37203
615-255-2625
Frame Dimensions:44 x 38
Image Dimensions:35.5 x 28
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:9/30/2004
Condition: Excellent

Description:White hair, unruly, combed back to reveal a high forehead with receding hairline on eithe side. Dark suit and tie with white shirt under red and gold Masonic stole with 5 visible stars. A red sash across his chest is held in place by another star on his right shoulder. Right hand visible.
History of Work: Restored in 2011 sponsored by the B.V.E.N. Lodge No. 560.

The artist, Washington Bogart Cooper, was commissioned to paint most of the Grand Masters, which explains the approximate date of Claiborne's portrait.
Notes:Masonic years 1838-1839...Under glass.

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