National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee
















Portrait #1094
Subject/Title:
Payne, Elizabeth (Betty) Matilda Dismukes
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:ca. 1875
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:38 1/2 x 33 1/2
Image Dimensions:26 1/2 x 21 1/2
Materials/Media:Charcoal, oval mat
Date Documented:25 January 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:The subject is facing slightly to viewers left and looking at the viewer. She is wearing a dress with buttons and high collar, lace ruffles around collar top, a white lace circle at front and below neckline. She wears a round locket necklace with 3/8" chain links, a brooch at the collar, and pearl earrings. She has dark, short wavy hair.
History of Work:
Notes:Elizabeth Dismukes Payne was married to R. S. Payne 2 March 1869.
She was born 27 July 1847
Died in Knoxville, TN 13 June 1912


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