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Katherine Anne Porter portrait, San Antonio, Texas, circa 1904

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Summary:Katherine Anne Porter portrait, San Antonio, Texas, circa 1904. Back inscription reads, "Aged 14 years, San Antonio, Texas. Photographer, Hegemann, asked my father to allow him to photograph me for a national photography show. He won first prize in the 'Young Girl Division.' He pinned up my hair and draped me in a black lace mantilla and set me in a fashionable pose and turned me to looking about 18. However it seems to be the only likeness that survived that year, 1904."
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Texas
Place of origin – Settlement:San Antonio
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
Topical subjects: Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980
Genre:Portrait photographs
ArchivesUM location:Katherine Anne Porter papers
  • series 12
  • oversizebox 1
  • item 1494
  • accession 66-5
Repository:Literary Manuscripts
Browse terms:Personal and Family Lives
Literature, Print Culture
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:Digital Collections
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