David Meade (1710-1757)

Date: ca. 1755-1758

David Meade was the son of the Irish immigrant, Andrew Meade. He married Sarah Everard ca.1731. He inherited his father’s lands in Nansemond County near Suffolk.

Dimensions: 35 3/4 x 28 in. (89.54 x 71.12 cm.)

The subject wears a dark reddish brown jacket and waistcoat and is turned three-quarters to his right. He holds an unfolded, two-page letter in his hands.

Family: Meade
Decade: 1750s
Credits: Courtesy of the Virginia Museum of History & Culture, 1966.9.