Portrait - Hendershott, Harriett

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Dublin Core

Title

Portrait - Hendershott, Harriett

Subject

Flags
Knitting
Seamstresses
Sewing
Women
Hendershott, Harriet
Hendershott, James
Lewis, Harriett
Wright, Dunham

Description

"Mrs. Harriett Hendershott, knitting. Wife of Hon. James Hendershott of Hendershott's Point near the Cove. She, together with Mrs. Harriett Lewis [2010.15.00113] sewed the first American flag in Union County in 1863, for a 4th of July celebration. Instructions for hand-coloring of photograph: hair, white
dress, blue & white check
bust pin, yellow gold leaf oak" [La Grande Evening Observer issues: July 13, 1934 (page 13) and Dec. 10, 1946. Also, article in "Manuscripts" by Dunham Wright.]

Creator

Anonymous

Date

1860/1880

Rights

(c)Eastern Oregon University. This image is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - Noncommercial - No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Acknowledgement of Eastern Oregon University as a source is required. For print quality images, prints, or high resolution tiff files, or commercial uses please contact the Library Director at Eastern Oregon University.

Identifier

2010.15.00141

Spatial Coverage

Union County

Provenance

Peare Collection