Painted portrait of Edwin Gardner Weed

Item

Legacies Classification
Memorial Artwork
Memorial Type
Visual Work of Art
Memorial Context
Memorialized Subject
Title
Painted portrait of Edwin Gardner Weed
Background and Context
This portrait of the Rt. Rev. Edwin Gardner Weed, third Episcopal Bishop of Florida, is among the historical portraits of the founders and officials of the University of the South hanging in Convocation Hall. As a young man, Weed served in the Confederate Military. He was elected Bishop of Florida in 1886. Weed used his station to promote the "Lost Cause" through his formal and informal support of the Sons of Confederate Veterans and the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Physical Description
Oil on Canvas. Framed size: 55" x 42".
Creator/Participating Person(s)
Miriam Kaylor
Date created, installed or dedicated
1964
Funded by
Gift of the Capers family.
Campus Location
Location: Institution, City, State

Position: 70 (13 views)