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University of Denver Art Class Portrait, between 1880-1915

Identifier: U201.01.0413.00031


11 women and two men pose for a portrait. In an enclosed handwritten note, the two men are identified as Professor Preston Powers and Mr. Thompson, and one of the women is identified as Miss Hilda Hager. The note and photo are both undated.


  • between 1880-1915

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2 items (photographs)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

2 identical prints 11 x 14 inches black and white


reformatted digital
Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on the back of copy 2: "Powers class in art-modeling, P-175" Includes a handwritten note that reads: "A portrait of part of the modeling class of Prof. Preston Powers of Denver and Florence, Italy. Preston Powers was the son of Hiram Powers who carved the "Greek Slave" which is in Washington D.C. Both men were ranked as fine sculptors. The picture was property of Miss Hilda Hager, lately deceased. The lady standing at the left is Miss Hager, the gentleman standing is Mr. Thompson who went to Florence with Prof. Powers and died there a few years later. The gentle^man with Burnsides is Prof. Powers. If Miss Anna Evans, daughter of Gov. Evans is living she can tell all, for she was in one of Miss Hager's classes. [Signed] Miss Elizabeth McConnell, 871 So. Gilpin St., Denver, Colorado"


Repository Details

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