National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #71
Subject/Title: Meriwether, Mariah Winston
Artist:Frazer, J.A.
Date Created:1871
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:unframed
Image Dimensions:6.25 x 4.25
Materials/Media:oil & watercolor on cardboard
Date Documented:6/11/2003
Condition:Good

Description:Formerly framed as an oval, a bust-length slightly turned left profile of a young woman in a dark blue dress with four buttons and a cameo/broche at the throat. Her straight brown hair is parted in the middle, pulled back, and adorned with a matching dark blue ribbon. "J. A. Frazer Toronto 1831" is visible beneath the sitters left shoulder.
History:Artist was from Toronto.
Notes:Paint is cracking and there are some surface abrasions.

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