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East Tennessee Historical Society
Knoxville, Tennessee


Portrait #1914
Subject/Title: Williams, Judge Thomas Lanier I
Artist: Branson, Lloyd
Date Created:ca.
Owner/Location: East Tennessee Historical Society
601 South Gay Street
PO Box 1629
Knoxville, TN 37901-1629
http://www.easttnhistory.org/
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Materials/Media:Oil on Canvas
Date Documented:1 July 2016
Condition: Excellent

Description: Bust portrait slightly facing three-quarter left, but looking at viewer.. Subject is wearing a black coat and vest with a white shirt and black bow tie. His hair is short and gray, and his eyebrows prominent and black. His expression is most serious and befitting his station.
History: This portrait was acquired by the East Tennessee Historical Society in an auction. Image courtesy of East Tennessee Historical Society, Knoxville.
Notes: Nashville's Old City Cemetery where Judge Williams was buried in a long-unmarked grave now has a VA marker commemorating his service in the War of 1812. See his tombstone page on the Nashville City Cemetery site for more information about the Judge's background..

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