Portrait of Alvira Dean

Description (Brief)
An initialed, dated pencil portrait, which is one of four Ferris made of his sister’s children when he visited the family in Rock Island, Illinois, in 1875. See also: GA*16678, GA*16682, and GA*16684.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
date made
1875-08-04
original artist
Ferris, Stephen James
Physical Description
graphite (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
image: 9 cm x 8 cm; 3 9/16 in x 3 1/8 in
sheet: 16.5 cm x 12.5 cm; 6 1/2 in x 4 15/16 in
support: 24 cm x 18 cm; 9 7/16 in x 7 1/16 in
place made
United States: Illinois, Rock Island
ID Number
GA*16679
catalog number
16679
accession number
119780
subject
Portraits
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Communications
Art
Ferris Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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