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Fannie, Sallie, and Mollie Casey
  • United States
  • Fannie, Sallie, and Mollie Casey, circa 1876
  • Where object was made: Kentucky, United States
  • tintype
  • Object Height/Width: 9 x 6.6 cm
    Object Height/Width: 3 9/16 x 2 5/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • On view: Long Ellis Gallery, 315, W2
  • 1928.3742
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Full-length portrait of three women. All three wear long sleeved, high-necked, floor-length, light-colored dresses. Two of the women are seated and the third woman stands behind and between them. The woman on the far right holds a large open fan with floral design. From left to right, women are identified as Fannie Casey (approximately 16 years old), Sallie Casey Thayer (approximately 17), and Mollie Casey (approximately 18). Photograph is identified as being taken in Kentucky, circa 1876.