Aunt Nellie | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Aunt Nellie

Aunt Nellie | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Group portrait of Helen Farnsworth Mears posing with her nephews Stuart Fargo, center, and Frank Fargo Jr. They are reading a book together. Mears is wearing a dark blouse with a bow at her neck.
DESCRIPTION
Group portrait of Helen Farnsworth Mears posing with her nephews Stuart Fargo, center, and Frank Fargo Jr. They are reading a book together. Mears is wearing a dark blouse with a bow at her neck.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:125764
Creation Date:circa 1913
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Lake Mills
County:Jefferson
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Louise Mears Fargo family album, circa 1917
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 5039.42
Original Dimensions:3.5 x 3.5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Helen Farnsworth Mears (December 21, 1872 - February 17, 1916) was a noted sculptor born and raised in Oshkosh. Her works include "Genius of Wisconsin" which was exhibited at the World Columbian Exposition of 1893, and the statue of Frances Willard in the United States Capitol. Her sister, Louise Morilla Mears (1866-1925), the wife of Frank B. Fargo, was Stuart's and Frank Jr.'s mother.
SUBJECTS
Children
Family
Hairstyles
Indoor photography
Portraits, Group
Women
Sculptors
Dresses
Suits (Clothing)
Books

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