|Col William Evelyn Byrd, III|
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|Oil portrait by eighteenth-century artist John Hesselius|
Presented to the Virginia library in February, 1920, by
Mrs. S. S. Wright (Maria Byrd Hopkins Wright), of Escalon, Cal., a descendant of Col. Byrd, in the name of her daughter, Mrs. A. W. Gillis, of Minneapolis, Minn., who had recently died. This portrait hung originally at Westover.