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Object Name Portrait
Title William G. Clay, Jr.
Catalog Number 1965.3
Creator Morton, Edmund
Date ca. 1860
Material(s) Oil on canvas
Dimensions H-43.5 W-38.5 D-3 inches
Description This is a bust portrait of William G. Clay, Jr. It is framed in a gold frame with an oval opening. The subject has dark hair and eyes. He is wearing a white shirt with black neckwear. His suit is dark while his skin is very pale. He has rosy cheeks.
Notes William Green Clay, Jr. was born in 1842 and died 1862 serving in the Confederate Army. Clay was a second cousin once removed from Cassius Clay and second cousin twice removed to Henry Clay.
Collection Grace Donaldson Collection
Event Civil War
People Morton, Edward
Morton, Edmund
Subjects Portrait paintings
Search Terms Confederate
Confederate Army
Confederate soldiers
Confederate States of America
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS