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Title Colonel William Thomson
Artist Savage, Edward
Date ca. 1790
Medium watercolor
Support ivory
Dimensions 1 5/8 x 1 1/8 inches

Inscription NA
Credit line Bequest of Ms. Pauline Thomson
Accession Number 1920.001.0003
Collection Miniature
Exhibition Status Currently on view
Description Known as "Old Danger," Thomson was active in the Rangers during the Cherokee War and against the British during the attack on Sullivan's Island in 1776. In 1778 he was commissioned in the militia of Orangeburg and in 1780 he was held prisoner by the British. He also served in the state senate for six terms.

This text is adapted from Martha Severens "The Miniature Portrait Collection of the Carolina Art Association" published by the Carolina Art Association, 1984
Subjects Thomson
Image 001\1920.01.03.JPG