National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #450
Subject/Title:
Smith, Florence Mueller
Artist:Cooper, W. B.
Date Created:ca. 1873-74
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:36 x 30
Image Dimensions:25.5 x 21
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:11/4/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Oval bust-length of a young woman gazing to her left. She has blue eyes, and her wavy hair is worn up, adorned with a white flower, and spills into a few wispy curls on her forehead. Her dress has a pink lace collar and a decorative flower at the bust.
History of Work:
Notes:Subject was married to Captain Tom P. Bridges, Sr. A member of a prominent Murfreesboro family, she died within a month after givng birth.

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