A 4"x 6" glass plate negative, portrait photograph of four generations of females from the Clara Zeilinger family, David City, Nebraska, from left, daughter Maude; Clara; mother, Hatty Brown; grandmother, Lydia Thayer. The eldest woman is wearing a dark dress with high ruffled neckline; pin-tucked bodice; gathered, long sleeves and wire-rimmed glasses. One woman is wearing a dark dress with high-stand collar and pin-tucked bodice. Another woman is wearing a dark dress with white, starched bodice insert and high-stand collar with a pin attached to the front. Clara's daughter, Maude, is wearing a plaid dress with self-fabric ruffle at the bodice and lace trim at the bodice and neckline. The females are all sitting in front of a painted backdrop.
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Thorpe Opera House Foundation/Boston Studio Project
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Original format: 4"x6" glass plate negative from the Boston Studio Project collection.
Clara Zeilinger was the wife of John F. Zeilinger, David City, Nebraska. She was born in Iowa in July 1869. She is pictured with her daughter, Maude, born in Nebraska, July 1889; her mother, Hatty Brown, born in Illinois, February 1850 and her grandmother, Lydia Thayer, born in Ohio, July 1822.