National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #459
Subject/Title:
Nichol, Eleanor Ryburn & 2 children
Artist:Earl, Ralph E. W. (attrib.)
Date Created:1835-1840
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:40 x 34
Image Dimensions:31 x 24
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:11/4/2004
Condition:Good

Description:A woman in dark dress with a lace collar and an elaborate blue and white lace bonnet. A young girl (Margaret) stands behind her right shoulder. The baby (Henrietta?) is in the lower right.
History of Work:
Notes:Subject lived on Cherry (4th) and Union in Nashville and was one of the founders of First (now Downtown) Presbyterian Church. Daughter Margaret reportedly eloped at the Hermitage.

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