National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #268
Subject/Title: Winston, Helen
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:ca. 1870s
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:37 x 34
Image Dimensions:29 x 23
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:1/10/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Oval of a young girl, aged 14-15, dressed in a summery white dress, off the shoulders with sleeves gathered with small white flowers at the shoulders. She has auburn hair and wears and an amber-colored necklace. A fully foliated landscape, including mountain range, is visible on the left side of the painting.
History:
Notes:Painted to celebrate the subject when whe was designated May Queen at Mary Baldwin College.

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