National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #188
Subject/Title: Unknown "Elderly Lady"
Artist:Carlin, John 1813-1891
Date Created:ca 1850
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:3 1/2" x 2 5/8"
Materials/Media:watercolor on ivory
Date Documented:2/22/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:An elderly, heavy-set woman with a powerful face, black dress with white lace cap.

Original gilded wood frame with elaborate ornamented oval top and rectangular bottom.
History:Probably painted in New York City

Exhibited at Gibbes 2000.
Notes:More information on file at TSM.

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