National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #206 & #162
Subject/Title: Wells, Carrie and Charles
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:ca. 1830
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:45 x 56 (horiz.)
Image Dimensions:25.5. x 36.5
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:11/13/2004
Condition:Good

Description:Knee-length seated of a young girl and boy who resemble each other physically: blond straight hair and moon-shaped open faces. Between them is a dog. The children are dressed formally: white dress with puff sleeves trimmed with red and blue ribbon and black jacket, white vest and white shirt respectively. The girl has a basket of flowers in her left hand and the boy's left hand gestures to his ear. Both children's right hands are extended toward the dog.
History:Has been cleaned. Was painted in Charleston, SC.
Notes:Subjects may have lived in Charleston, but certainly somewhere along the SC coast.

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