SALLY HEMINGS PORTRAIT
> I am a freshman in Highschool at Wildwood High and I was wondering if you > had any pictures of Sally Hemings for a report I'm doing. If you do have > the pictures or know where they are, please e-mail me There are no known pictures of Sally Hemings. Some time ago, someone presented what they claimed was a picture of Sally, but it was shown to be a fake. It is fairly certain that Sally was an attractive woman, that she was light colored, and had long straight hair. Other than that, her appearance is not known. Sally was what is called a quadroon. She was only 1/4 black. Her mother was 1/2 white, and Sally had a white father (who was said to have been the father of Jefferson's wife -- John Wayles -- although that story has been questioned by some researchers).
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