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Object Name Portrait
Title Phillip N. Barbour
Catalog Number 1939.43
Creator Unknown
Date ca. 1840
Material(s) Oil on canvas;
Dimensions H-36.5 W-28.5 inches
Description This is a waist length portrait of Phillip N. Barbour. He is wearing a black coat with a gray collar and gray epaulettes. He is wearing a white shirt and black stock with a red sash at the waist. His right hand is on his belt. The belt is gray and it has a silver buckle. There is a silver sword hilt visible on his hip. The background has a dark blue sky with pink, gray, and yellow clouds. There are gray, green, and brown trees along with blue and green hills. There are gray tents to the subject's left. To his right (viewer's left) is a fluted column with a red, white, and blue flag draped near it.
Notes Barbour was born in 1813 and died 1846. Graduate of West Point, 1834.
Collection Barbour Family Collection
People Barbour, Phillip N.
Subjects Soldiers
Military officers
Military personnel
Search Terms Portrait
Portrait Paintings
West Point
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS