Cora Bussey Hillis (Mrs. Isaac Lea) by Carl W. Rawson. 1858-1924. Founder of Iowa Congress of Parents and Teachers. One of t he incorporators of the Des Moines Women's Club, 1887. Wife of Isaac Lea Hillis, Mayor of Des Moines, 1894 and 1895. Died in Saint Cloud, Minnesota, August 12, 1924.
35" x 30 3/4" Black & gold frame with wear marks on gold paint, plaque with title on bottom. Green to red/ burgundy background, cracking in paint on right side of background. Subject's body facing left and head facing forward. Wearing grey/green jacket with white trim & collar, pink clasp/brooch. Grey/brown hair styled on top of head.
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