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James K. Polk Ancestral Home Collection
Columbia, Tennessee
Portrait #408
Subject/Title:
Polk, Sarah Childress
Artist:Earl, Ralph Eleasor Whiteside 1785-1838
Date Created:1829
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:30 x 25
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:12/14/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Waist-length right profile of a woman in a black v-neck dress with a white lace placket, fur-trimmed jacked, and hair swept up with dangling curls alongside her face. The background is brown.
History of Work:Conserved by Cynthia Stow in 1982.
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