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Austin Peay State University - Clarksville, Tennessee

Subject/Title:
Peay, Governor Austin
Artist:Peay, Governor Austin
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Austin Peay State University
Frame Dimensions:29.5 x 35
Image Dimensions:21 x 26.5
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:12/19/2007
Condition:Excellent

Description:Head and should of Governor Austin Peay wearing a black suite, white shirt, and dark tie. He is an older gentleman balding with grey hair on the sides of his head. The frame is made of wood.
History of Work:On display in the Iris Room at APSU.
Notes:Governor Austin Peay was originally from Hopkinsville, Kentucky. He became governor from 1923 to 1927. He is often regarded as the governor who did more to reform state government than any other governor in the state’s history. Austin Peay is the only Tennessee governor to die in office. Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee is named for the governor.

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