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Blount Mansion Association - Knoxville, Tennessee


Portrait #901
Subject/Title:
Sevier, John
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Blount Mansion
200 W. Hill Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37901-1703
Frame Dimensions:24" x 22"
Image Dimensions:19.6" x 18.5"
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:8/22/2001
Condition:Good

Description:John Sevier wears military attire and a cravat around his neck. Frame is wood.
History of Work:
Notes:John Sevier (1745-1815) served in the Revolutionary War and fought the Native Americans winning 30 battles. He was the first governor of the State of Franklin, which lasted for 1785-1788. He was paid 200 mink skins a year as governor. John Sevier was the first governor of the State of Tennessee, serving six terms (1796-1801 and 1803-1809)> He also served four terms as a United States Congressman.

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