National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #151
Subject/Title: Thompson, Ann Elizabeth
Artist:Cooper, William Browning
Date Created:ca. 1853
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:43 x 33
Image Dimensions:33 x 27
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:5/5/2003
Condition:Good

Description:Oval waist-length nearly frontal of a young woman with dark brown hair parted in the middle and trailing down her back. A loose tendril falls forward over her left shoulder. Her dress is white, off-the-shoulder, and has a pleated bodice. Her brown eyes are large and wide-set.
History:Restored by Ned Crouch of Clarksville in the early 1980s. The frame and stretcher are original.

The date of the work is estimated to be 1853 because that is the year she married Joseph W. Horton, Jr.
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