Portrait of Elizabeth Sallows Brophy at eighteen, date unknown
Photographer: Reuben R. Sallows (1855 - 1937) ( http://www.sallowsgallery.ca/gallerypages/sallowsbio.html ) ..Description: .Full length studio portrait of young woman standing facing front; wears long dark suit with beaded trim, lace collar; dark hat trimmed with light feathers; gloves; left hand rests on small pillar at left of image; umbrella on right; patterned backdrop; grass in foreground; Sallows imprint across bottom of matte; writing on back identifies subject as Elizabeth Sallows Brophy, 18 years old. Won beauty contest at 16 years old...Object ID : 0382-rrs-ogohc-ph..View additional photographs by Sallows that are held in other collections at the Reuben R. Sallows Digital Library. ( http://www.sallowsgallery.ca/ ) ..Order a higher-quality version of this item by contacting the Huron County Museum (fee applies). ( https://www.flickr.com/people/huroncountymuseum/ )
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