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Object Name Portrait
Title Jennie Chinn Morton
Catalog Number 1917.1
Creator Hunleigh, William T.
Date ca. 1910
Material(s) Oil on canvas
Dimensions H-54.75 W-43.75 D-3.125 inches
Description This is a portrait of Jennie Chinn Morton. She is seated in red arm chair at a desk. She is looking down at the table where she is writing with her right hand. There is a sheet of white paper on the desk with the words "Her Dearest Friends/the Author." She is holding a pink rose in her left hand. She has brown hair and is wearing a dark dress with a white lace collar and insert.
Notes Mrs. Morton was born in 1838 and died in 1920. Author and editor, she was elected secreatary-treasurer of the KHS in 1906 and was the first editor of the KHS Register.

William T. Hunleigh was born in 1848 and died in 1916.
Collection Jennie Chinn Morton Collection
People Hunleigh, William T.
Subjects Portrait paintings
Oil paintings
Historical societies
Search Terms Kentucky
Kentucky Historical Society
Kentucky Historians
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS