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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Woman Wearing an Elaborate Hat

Woman Wearing an Elaborate Hat


The hat worn by the woman in the photo appears to have feather, beads, and flowers as part of the decoration. She wears a light colored coat that comes to the knees over a dark full-length dress. The coat is embellished with a fur scarf. The man wears a suit with a vest and a long jacket. A pair of glasses is attached to his lapel, and he wears a knee-length overcoat over the suit. His beard is white and long.


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TitleWoman Wearing an Elaborate Hat

Title by cataloger. The couple could possibly be Bella and Clayton James Lynch, but identification is not certain.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids
CollectionGeraldine Klepser

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