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Portrait of Jessie Bartlett Davis as Dorothea by William McKenzie Morrison, Chicago, 1890

1890 / Morrison, William McKenzie (1857-1927)

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Black and white portrait of Jessie Bartlett Davis dressed as Dorothea from Don Quixote. Mat reads, "Morrison / Jessie Bartlett-Davis / Haymarket Theatre Building." Handwritten on back: "'Lost in a city, lost am I, / What can I do but sob and sigh.' (Dorothea 'Don Quixote') / With love from / Jessie. / Buffalo / 1890."

~ Morrison, William McKenzie (1857-1927), “Portrait of Jessie Bartlett Davis as Dorothea by William McKenzie Morrison, Chicago, 1890,” Portsmouth Public Library's Online Archives, accessed April 13, 2021, https://portsmouthexhibits.org/items/show/2326.

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Title

Portrait of Jessie Bartlett Davis as Dorothea by William McKenzie Morrison, Chicago, 1890

Subject

Davis, Jessie Bartlett (1860-1905)
Studio portraits
Single-sitter portraits

Description

Black and white portrait of Jessie Bartlett Davis dressed as Dorothea from Don Quixote. Mat reads, "Morrison / Jessie Bartlett-Davis / Haymarket Theatre Building." Handwritten on back: "'Lost in a city, lost am I, / What can I do but sob and sigh.' (Dorothea 'Don Quixote') / With love from / Jessie. / Buffalo / 1890."

Creator

Morrison, William McKenzie (1857-1927)

Source

Henry Clay Barnabee Collection

Publisher

Portsmouth Public Library, Special Collections

Date

1890

Format

Jpg derived from Tif

Language

eng

Type

StillImage

Identifier

PPL2017IIPhotoB_4_9