The Bell Sisters

Description:

Photograph of the Hermanas Bell (Bell Sisters), a sing-and-dance act that was a part of the Barnum and Bailey circus. The women are dressed in matching costumes consisting of shirts with tiered layers underneath floral vests. The shirts are tucked into floor length floral skirts and high-heeled shoes. Flowers are woven into their curled hair.

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Witte Museum
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2011
The Carpa Cubana Collection and the Sabino Gomez Photograph Collection
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Description:

Photograph of the Hermanas Bell (Bell Sisters), a sing-and-dance act that was a part of the Barnum and Bailey circus. The women are dressed in matching costumes consisting of shirts with tiered layers underneath floral vests. The shirts are tucked into floor length floral skirts and high-heeled shoes. Flowers are woven into their curled hair.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm.

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Partner:
Witte Museum
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2011
Collection:
The Carpa Cubana Collection and the Sabino Gomez Photograph Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: WTM_02-019-050
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth201172
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth201172
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image