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portrait of three young women and a boy
  • Fred R. Shiffert
    1881–1976
    born: Pennsylvania, United States ; died: Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States ; active: United States
  • portrait of three young women and a boy, 1910–1925
  • Where object was made: El Reno, Oklahoma, United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 18 x 13 cm
    Object Height/Width: 7 1/16 x 5 1/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7486
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Photograph of three young women and a boy in front of a painted backdrop depicting a staircase and columns. The woman seated in front is wearing a plaid shawl over a dark dress with a light band at the bottom. The woman standing on the facing left is wearing a light colored dress under a dark shawl with a floral border. The woman standing on the facing right is wearing a dark dress under a dark shawl with a floral border. All three women have long dark hair worn parted in the center and braided down the front. A young boy with short dark hair stands between the women at the back and is wearing a dark jacket over a white shirt.