Painted portrait of Henry Champlin Lay


Legacies Classification
Memorial Artwork
Memorial Type
Visual Work of Art
Memorial Context
Memorialized Subject
Painted portrait of Henry Champlin Lay
Background and Context
This portrait of Henry Lay, a priest in Huntsville, Alabama, then the bishop of the Southwest and later of Arkansas, is among the historical portraits of the founders and officials of the University of the South hanging in Convocation Hall. Lay was an enslaver and supporter of the Confederacy.
Physical Description
Oil on canvas. Size: 36" x 46"
Creator/Participating Person(s)
Date created, installed or dedicated
Campus Location
Location: Institution, City, State

Position: 57 (23 views)