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Thomson Sisters (Margaret Cantey Thomson and Elizabeth Thomson), (painting)

Painter:
Unknown
Subject:
Thomson, Margaret Cantey
Thomson, Elizabeth
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Notes:
"South Carolina Portraits: A Collection of Portraits of South Carolinians and Portraits in South Carolina," Columbia, SC: National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the State of South Carolina, 1996, pg. 389.
Summary:
Portrait of the two young Thomson sisters standing side by side, their bodies facing forward, and their gazes directed toward the viewer. They both wear beaded necklaces and white dresses with long sleeves, and their hair is parted in the middle with long ringlets falling over their shoulders. The older sister holds open a book with both hands, and the younger one holds a sprig of flowers in her left hand and places her right hand on her sister's shoulder.
Topic:
Portrait group--Family--Siblings
Portrait female--Child
Portrait female--Waist length
Dress--Accessory--Jewelry
Object--Flower
Object--Written Matter--Book
Control number:
IAP 73441182
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

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