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Object Name Portrait
Title Governor James Black
Catalog Number 1923.3
Creator Grove, Thomas E.
Date 1921
Material(s) Oil on canvas
Dimensions H-36 W-29 inches
Description This three-quarter portrait of Governor James Black depicts a seated man with dark eyes, dark hair parted in the middle and a thick brown mustache. He is wearing a dark jacket and vest with a white shirt with a stand-up collar and a black tie. His left hand is resting on the arm of the chair while his right hand is lying in his lap. There is a gold watch chain visible on the subject's left side.
Notes Black was governor of Kentucky from May 19, 1919 to December 9, 1919. Black took office after Governor Stanley took a vacant seat in the U.S. Senate.
Collection James Black Collection
People Grove, Thomas E.
Black, James D.
Subjects Government
Government officials
Governors
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS