Rebecca N. Usher, Hollis, ca. 1885
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Leila Usher (1859-1955), the daughter of Rebecca Usher's only brother, Isaac, grew up in Wisconsin and became a recognized sculptor. She did this bust of her aunt.
Leila Usher's work won awards at the Atlanta Exposition in 1895 and the Pan-Pacific Exposition in 1915. Among her subjects for busts were Booker T. Washington, Susan B. Anthony, and John Wesley Powell.
- Title: Rebecca N. Usher, Hollis, ca. 1885
- Creator: Usher, Leila
- Creation Date: circa 1885
- Media: Black and white photograph
- Dimensions (cm): 12 x 10
- Local Code: Coll. 9 Box 1/13
- Collection: Rebecca Usher
- Object Type: Image
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