National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #802
Subject/Title:
Thomas, Elizabeth
Artist:Cooper, Washington Bogart
Date Created:circa 1862
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:49 by 53
Image Dimensions:44 by 33 1/2
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Condition:Excellent

Description:A young woman with dark hair. Dressed in black. resting her arm on a column. and holding an ivory fan (which the owner has to accompany the portrait).
History of Work:
Notes:Her maiden name was Elizabeth Thomas and she married Major John Wilson Thomas who was president of the Tennessee Centennial as well as president of the NC&StL. Railroad. She died before the Centennial and is buried at Mt. Olivet.

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