National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #1231
Subject/Title:
Smith, Colonel John Speed
Artist:Harding, Chester
Date Created:1825
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:
Image Dimensions:
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented: 1986
Condition:Fair

Description:Subject is seated facing viewer's left looking at viewer. He wears a black coat with white neck scarf. He has brown curly hair. There are two holes in painting.
History of Work:
Notes:Born 1792-Died 1854. He was the son of William Smith and Mary Spencer Speed Smith. He married Eliza Lewis Clay 31 July 1815.

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