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A Photograph Of Frances Eliot Gifford. A Time-weathered Bust Shot Of A Woman Sitting And Posing For A Photograph.

Frances Eliot Gifford

New Bedford artist Frances Eliot Gifford (1844-1931) was recognized as an accomplished illustrator and celebrated for her representations of birds both alone and in landscapes.
A Black And White Photograph Of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel Standing By A Fireplace Wearing A Kimono

Emily Noyes Vanderpoel

A color theory pioneer, artist, collector and philanthropist, Emily Noyes Vanderpoel (1842-1939) wrote the 1902 book Color Problems: A Practical Manual for the Lay Student of Color, a 400-page text that analyzes color proportions of objects to quantify the effect of color on the imagination.
Photograph Of Josephine Teixeira. A Headshot Of A White Woman With Done-up Brown Hair Smiling Up And To The Left.

Josephine Teixeira

Silhouette artist Josephine Teixeira (1911-2008) was born on November 24, 1911 in the village of Camacha on the island of Madeira to parents Antonio and Genevieve (Neves) Baptiste.
A Photo Of Mercy Etta Baker- A Greyscale Bust Photograph Of A Woman In Period Clothing Looking To The Right.

Mercy Etta Baker

Westport artist and author Mercy Etta Baker (1876-1957) focused on the Westport landscape, its dunes and natural beauty, in her paintings.

Mary B. Montrond

Mary (Baptista) Montrond (1925-2020) was a Wareham-born Cape Verdean woman who dedicated her life to improving her community while strengthening the roots Cape Verde has in Wareham’s Onset, MA.
Headshot Of Restauranteur Sue Wong -- Young Woman With Long Hair Swept Up.

Sue Wong van Wiggeren

Visionary restaurateur Sue Wong van Wiggeren (1926-2019) spearheaded the opening of Mattapoisett’s iconic Cathay Temple restaurant at the age of 25. Lovingly known as “Suzie Wong,” she was raised in the restaurant business and considered her mother Jade as a standard for success in culinary arts.
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