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City of Knoxville - Mayor's Office - Knoxville, Tennessee

Portrait #1374
Subject/Title:
Morton, Ben A.
Artist:Dodamead, T. Emile
Date Created:1929
Owner/Location:City of Knoxville
Mayor's Office

Knoxville, TN 37902
Frame Dimensions:30 x 35 1/2
Image Dimensions:22 x 27
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:15 May 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Subject is facing three-quarter right with his head facing forward and his gaze toward his left. His full, greying hair is parted on his left, and he has a full moustache and dark eyebrows. His dark suit has a white pocket handkerchief and is over a white shirt, white vest and dark four-in-hand.
History of Work:
Notes:Mayor 1924-1927; Lived 1875-1952, Grocery Jobber; capitalist; civic leader; born in Blount County.

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