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Object Name Portrait
Catalog Number 2010.fic.400
Description Oil painting in oval frame, under glass. Shows a seated little girl in a blue, belted dress with a gold necklace. She is sitting on a red upholstered bench, with a red drapery on the left side in the background.
Collection LCHS Fine Art Collection
Provenance This portrait is believed to be Nannie Colwell and was identified from a newspaper photo of a young Nannie Colwell. This possibly may have been a part of the Colwell-Dorset estate that was donated to LCHS in 1965, but the list has a generic "pictures".
Date c. 1865
Dimensions H-18 W-15 D-3.25 inches
Height (in) 18
Width (in) 15
People Nannie Colwell
Search Terms Portrait