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Portrait Bust of Louisa May Alcott
  • Francis Edwin Elwell
    1858–1922
    active: United States
  • Portrait Bust of Louisa May Alcott, 1900
  • Where object was made: United States
  • plaster
  • Object Height: with base 76.8 cm
    Object Height: with base 30 1/4 in
  • Gift of the artist, 1900 (Transferred from University Archives, Spencer Research Library)
  • Not on display
  • 1976.0099
Description

Plaster sketch for marble version. Bust portrait of a female figure (identified as Louisa May Alcott).