1 photographic prints on board : sepia ; 23 x 18 cm.
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.
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.
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