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Portrait #142
Subject/Title: Williams, Margaret Philips
Artist:MacKenzie, F. J.
Date Created:1929
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:38 x 33
Image Dimensions:29 x 24
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:7/14/2003
Condition:Fair

Description:Oval waist-length three-quarters left profile of a woman in a dark blue(?) dress with a broad lace collar. She is also wearing a lace bonnet tied under her chin beneath her left jaw.
History:This work is a copy.

Work has surface cracking and bubbling.
Notes:Subject married Josiah Frederick Williams in March 1815 at her parent's home, Sylvan Hall. She was 16 and he 29. They built Maplewood on 1400 acres on Gallatin Pike. Their graves are in the old Philips cemetery near Sylvan Hall. Margaret had 14 children, three of whom married brothers named Ewing. Mary Thomas Williams married James Cartwright Warner. She was born in 1830 and he in 1830. They had 8 children, one of whom was Percy Warner.

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