Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Catalog Number 00023
Object Name Portrait
Description Adelgertha S. Russell (Mrs. Peter Twiss) by Benjamin F. Witmer. Born in Tompkins County, New York, March 23, 1824. Married to Peter Twiss Russell in Michigan, October 20, 1842. Removed to Des Moines, 1868. Interested in woman sufferage. Wrote for newspapers. Died April 21, 1897.

Large brown and gold frame with black and gold patterns. Oval portrait. Background light brown. Subject facing slightly right. Wearing black and brown clothes, gold necklace and earrings shaped like crosses, dark brown hair.
Received Date / /