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Solon Borglum and his aunt in his Paris apartment, 1898

Solon Borglum and his aunt in his Paris apartment, 1898

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Title: Solon Borglum and his aunt in his Paris apartment

Date: 1898

Physical Details: 1 photographic print on board : sepia ; 23 x 18 cm.

Description: Photo shows Borglum seated on the floor and his aunt in a chair in a room hung with tapestries and next to several small sculptural models on pedestals. A dog is sleeping on the floor beside Borglum.

Identification on verso (handwritten): Aunt Harriet Borglum Faidy told me that the lady in this photograph is the sister of Solon's mother; she was a buyer of dresses and had come to Paris for Paris models; M.B.D.

Additional identification on verso (handwritten): The fox terrier indentifies [sic] the photograph as having been taken in the summer of 1898. Emma was in England and Solon took care of her dog when she was away. They became engaged soon after she returned and were married Dec. 10, 1898; M.B.D.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Solon H. Borglum and Borglum family papers, 1864-2002

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation: Solon Borglum and his aunt in his Paris apartment, 1898 / unidentified photographer. Solon H. Borglum and Borglum family papers, 1864-2002. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 16583