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Object Name Portrait
Title Governor Charles A. Wickliffe
Catalog Number 1909.7
Creator Besser, William
Date ca. 1908
Material(s) Oil on canvas
Dimensions H-29.5 W-24.75 inches
Description This bust portrait shows Governor Wickliffe wearing a black suit with a ruffled white shirt with high collar and white bow tie. He has long brown hair parted on the proper left side. The background is orange-yellow in color.
Notes Wickliffe was governor of Kentucky from 1839 to 1840.
Collection William Besser Collection
People Besser, William
Wickliffe, C.A. (Charles Anderson)
Subjects Governors
Government
Government officials
Search Terms Wickland
Nelson County
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS