National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #818
Subject/Title: Stones, Mrs. Wm. Elizabeth McEwen
Artist:Cooper, William Browning
Date Created:ca. 1870
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:39 X 33 1/2 x 13
Image Dimensions:30 1/8 X 25 1/8
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:12/12/2003
Condition:Excellent

Description:Subject is wearing a dark gray dress with ruffled jacket. The neckline is draped with a white lace jabot centered with a male portrait miniature pin. Her left hand is resting on a book that sits on a marble surface.
History:
Notes:Subject was born September 22, 1818, the oldest daughter of Joseph Harvey McEwen of Iredell Co., NC, and Sophia Elizabeth Coleman of Columbia, TN. She married Liston Stones, a merchant from Pennsylvania March 25, 1839. Their home was in Nashville at the corner of Church St. & Vine (7th Ave). It was razed in 1996. Mrs. Stones died July 25, 1876 and was buried at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Nashville, TN.

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