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Portrait of a Woman

Portrait of a Woman
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Title: Portrait of a Woman
Description: Head and shoulders portrait, possibly of Jane Fisher Rolette Dousman, wife of Hercules Dousman and mother of H. Louis Dousman. The photograph has been enhanced by watercolor.

Image ID: 5465
1840 ca.
Villa Louis Collection
Genre: Photograph
The Villa Louis Collection documents the family of Louis and Nina Dousman during the latter quarter of the nineteenth century. The Dousman family, descendants of fur trade magnate Hercules Dousman, cultivated the life of country aristocracy and amassed the trappings of Victorian wealth and grandeur along the banks of the Mississippi River.
Subjects: Portrait photography

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