[Portrait of Mary Van den Berge Hill]

Description:

Formal portrait proof of Mary Van den Berge Hill wearing long double-stranded pearls and braid wrapped over forehead.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas
Creation Date: c. 1925  
Partner(s):
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Collection(s):
Robert Joy Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 12
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: c. 1925
  • Digitized: September 21, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
c. 1925  
Description:

Formal portrait proof of Mary Van den Berge Hill wearing long double-stranded pearls and braid wrapped over forehead.

Note:

Mary Van den Berge Hill was a third generation Texan married to oilman, attorney, and author, George Alfred Hill, Jr. Born in Victoria, Texas, Mary Hill graduated from Sophie Newcomb College in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her civic activities included membership in the Junior League of Houston and in the Roadside Council of the Texas Highway Commission. She was also active in the Garden Club of Houston, serving a term as its president.

Physical Description:

proof, sepia (7"x9"), frayed edges

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Hill, Mary Van den Berge
Partner:
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Collection:
Robert Joy Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: MS39-09-009
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth18670
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public