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Object Name Painting
Title Richard Taylor
Catalog Number 0985.05.00052
Description Oil on canvas portrait painting, of a subject wearing a Confederate uniform sitting in a three-quarter pose. The canvas is cracking over its entire surface.
Material paint (oil); textile (canvas); wood
Dimensions H-35.125 W-25 inches
Owner Regiment 9th Louisiana Infantry
Commander, District of Western Louisiana
Commander, Dept. of East Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama
Made George T. Billings
Provenance The portrait is of Lt. Gen. Richard Taylor, who was the Commander of the District of Western Louisiana as a Maj. Gen. during the Red River Campaign and won victories at Sabine Cross Roads in May 1864. Painted by George T. Billings.
People Taylor, Richard