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

Portrait #1369
Subject/Title:
Murphy, John Paul
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:City of Knoxville
Mayor's Office

Knoxville, TN 37902
Frame Dimensions:Approx. 30 x 35
Image Dimensions:Approx. 21 x 26
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:15 May 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Bust-length of older gentleman with short greying hair and a red handlebar moustache. He is facing forward but looking to his left and to the right of the viewer with bright blue eyes. His dark coat is over a white high-collared shirt and his black four-in-hand tie, ornamented with a pearl pin, extends below the points of his collar.
History of Work:
Notes:Mayor 1904; Lived 1857-1925, Lawyer; Sate Legislator; born in Bulls Gap; served on the Knoxville Board of Aldermen for 26 years; acting mayor in 1904.

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