James Habersham

A portrait of James Habersham Sr., president of the state legislature and acting governor during the colonial era, was painted by artist Jeremiah Theus in the 1770s. Theus, a native of Switzerland, lived and worked in Charleston, South Carolina, for several decades and established himself as a prominent southern painter. Oil on canvas.

Courtesy of Telfair Museums, Savannah

Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries