National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #118
Subject/Title: Rankin, Joseph Fleming
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:1826
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:43.5 x 35
Image Dimensions:28 x 22.5
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:8/1/2003
Condition:Excellent

Description:Waist-length three-quarter right profile of a man with a high forehead, thick dark wavy hair, and light-colored eyes. He is wearing a black formal coat with a high collar and black neck scarf and white shirt with high collar. The background is a soft, warm dark brown.

The date "1826" is on the reverse.
History:Restored by Sandor Bodo in July 1964.
Notes:Portrait resides in the home of the owner's daughter.

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