|Painting of King Solomon - Bodley Bullock House - Lexington, Ky.|
kernel: The Painting of Lexington's Town Drunk, King Solomon
A town drunk so famed that they made a painting of him? Why, yes!
Hanging in the Bodley-Bullock House in Lexington is this painting of William "King" Solomon, the town drunk who buried the dead of the city following the cholera epidemic of 1833 previously profiled by NRK on The Elkhorn Vale. The painter was Samuel M. Wilson.