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James K. Polk Ancestral Home Collection
Columbia, Tennessee
Portrait #424
Subject/Title:
Polk, Jannette (Jane) Knox 1776-1852
Artist:Cooper, Washington Bogart
Date Created:ca. 1830-1845
Owner/Location:James K. Polk Ancestral Home
301-305 W. Seventh St.
Columbia, TN 38402
931-388-2354
www.jameskpolk.com/new/
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:NA
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:12/14/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Waist-length rectangular three-quarters right profile of an older woman wearing black dress with a square white lace collar held at the neck by a broch. She is also wearing a high, white ruffled lace bonnet, which effectively hides her hair. Her mouth is drawn in tight so that almost no lips are visible.
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