National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #475
Subject/Title:
Minor, (Maj.) Stephen
Artist:Flisher, Edith
Date Created:ca. 1900-1905
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:36 x 29
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:10/15/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Below-the-waist three-quarters right profile of a military officer in a red coat with gold trim and epauletters. The coat is unbuttoned. His shirt is white and he holds a rope (?) in his right hand. A cloud-filled sky is the background.
History of Work:A copy of a William Edward West in 1809, with a transformation of a blue coat into this red. Cleaned CCAC 2003-04.
Notes:Subject was the last colonial governor of the Spanish territory.

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