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Portrait #1499
Subject/Title:
Sanford, Thomas
Artist:Riley, Kay
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:28 x 34
Image Dimensions:24 x 20 Oval
Materials/Media:Oil
Date Documented:June 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Oval painting - waist up in dark suit, light blue vest, white shirt, and darker blue tie around standing collar.
History of Work:Artist from Jacksonville, Florida
Notes:Born 3 March 1816 Died 24 October 1879. Great-Grandfather of current owner. Subject served in the State Legislature from Eleyton (b'ham) ala - Jefferson County. Married 3 times and had 4 children: John B. Sanford, Thomas D. Sanford, Samuel Sandford, and Jennie Sanford

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