National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Out of State
Portrait #1901
James Pegram Ward
Subject/Title: Ward, James Pegram
(1857-1908)
Artist:Ward, Nina Belle
Date Created:about 1907
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions: 24 x 20
Image Dimensions: 22.25 x 18
Materials/Media:Oil on Canvas
Date Documented:28 October 2014
Condition: Fair

Description:Portrait of James Pegram Ward (1837-1894), husband of Martha Vesta Payne (1842-1924) and father of the artist, Nina Belle Ward (1885-1944). Dressed in his Confederate States of America uniform the subject is seated, holding a sword, his arm resting on a side table upon which sits his hat.
History:

James Pegram Ward is the son of Benjamin Ward (1802-1848) and grandson of Seth Ward V of "Sheffield Plantation" on the James River three miles south of Richnmond, the family homestead since 1662. The portrait was painted from a photograph of the subject.

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