This bust portrait of Mrs. John Coons depicts her in a black dress with white ruching along the off-the-shoulder neckline. Her hair is parted in the middle with two ringlets on the left side of her face. Her left ear is showing. She is facing the viewer with her eyes directed toward the viewer's right. She is fair-skinned with dark eyes and brows. Her lips are red and are turned up in a slight smile.
This is a bust portrait of Governor Thomas Metcalfe. It is an oil on board backed with wood. It shows Governor Metcalfe with long whitish-gray hair and brown eyes. He is wearing a black suit, black tie, and white shirt with a gold and silver stick pin. There are gold frame glasses on his head. The painting is in a gold oval frame,
This portrait of Dr. John Coons depicts him wearing a black suit with a white shirt and black cravat. Coons has dark wavy hair and dark eyebrows. He has dark eyes and a ruddy complexion. This is a three-quarter view with his head facing forward and his body turned toward the viewer's left.