National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee
















Subject/Title:
Wilkins, The Honorable William
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:ca. 1825-1830
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:33 1/4 x 36 (original)
Image Dimensions:27 1/4 X 24 1/8
Materials/Media:oil on fabric
Date Documented:2007
Condition:Excellent

Description:State portrait, because he is not looking at the viewer. Cravat and fancy hairdo of Jacksonian period.
History of Work:Provenance through Tannehill and Berry family
Notes:Born Carlisle, PA Dec. 20, 1779; Died in Pittsburgh, PA 1865.
Married Matilda Dallas.
Judge of US Court Western PA; US Senator 1831; Minister to Russia 1834-35 (Appointed by Andrew Jackson); Secretary of War under Tyler 1844-45


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