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Object Name Portrait
Title Governor Charles Scott
Catalog Number 1908.24
Creator Sawyier, Paul
Maker Frankfort
Date 1907
Material(s) Oil on canvas
Dimensions H-35.5 W-26.5 inches
Description This bust portrait shows Governor Scott with brown hair and gray eyes. He is wearing a dark-blue tunic with gold collar and trim with buttons and epaulettes. He is also wearing a red sash across his chest, a black stock; and white shirt. His left hand is holding a sheathed sword. The sword has a gold hilt and is in a black scabbard. There is a green-brown background to the portrait.
Notes Charles Scott (1739-1813) was governor of Kentucky from 1808 to 1812.
Collection Paul Sawyier Collection
People Sawyier, Paul
Scott, Charles
Subjects Governor
Government officials
Portrait paintings
Military personnel
Search Terms Governors
Portrait Paintings
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS