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Bessie
Bessie
Publisher:
Date:
1872
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Hand-colored Lithograph
Dimensions:
35.3 x 25.4 cm
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
1999.20.21
Acquisition Date:
1999-04-08
Credit Line:

Myrton Purkiss Collection, gift of Steve and Charlene Rose

A vertical portrait of a young woman. Her body is turned to the left and her eyes are downcast. She wears earrings and a broach pinned at her throat. The hair is coiled on top of her head in a heavy braid.