National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #705
Subject/Title:
Robertson, Abner Baldwin
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:c. 1825
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:43 1/4 x 24 1/2 inches oval
Image Dimensions:
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:
Condition:

Description:Three-quarter left bust-length oval portrait of a full bearded man with full, dark hair and a lighter beard of almost a red tone with shades of gray toward the moustache. He is wearing a dark coat, and the beard hides any shirt that might be under it. He is looking straight at the viewer.
History of Work:
Notes:1812-1885. Great-great-grandfather? of owner. Owner states, "My mother's note on back of fram identifies portrait as Baldwin Robertson, uncle of Medora Cheatham. This would make Baldwin Robertson the brother of Medora's mother, Anna Bell Robertson Cheatham. I can not find where Anna Bell Robertson had a brother b

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