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Title Elizabeth Bonduel Lily Tabor
Catalog Number P2001.47.13
Object Name cabinet card
Description Albumen print mounted on plain card stock of Elizabeth Bonduel Lily Tabor.
Date 1886
People Tabor, Elizabeth Bonduel Lily
Subjects Portrait photographs
Collection Baby Doe Tabor Collection
Catalog date 2008-09-26
Cataloged by Cross, Scott
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Ink
Notes A full view image of two year old Elizabeth Bonduel Lily Tabor. Lily is dressed in a off-the-shoulder-lace dress and a lace bonnet with small artificial flowers. She is posed standing next to a studio prop wall with her left hand resting on the same wall.. The picture states: "Baby Tabor age 24 months". Inscription:"Property of - Mrs. Wm L Rasmussen/Oshkosh, Wis./(Presented to her grandmother by Tabor Family)/Baby Tabor was the daughter of Baby Doe Tabor, born Elizabeth McCourt in Oshkosh, Wis./and/Horace A. W. Tabor-Denver "Silver King"/Married Willard Hotel,Washington D.C. March 1-1885/Horace Tabor died April 10-1899 in Denver, Col. His wife Elizabeth (Baby Doe) died Feb.-1935 in Leadville, Col./(She was first married to Harvey Doe of Oshkosh) Silver Dollar". However, this is not "Silver Dollar", but is her older sister Lily.
Elizabeth Bonduel Lily Tabor was born July 13, 1884 in Denver, Colorado, the daughter of Horace A. W. Tabor and Elizabeth "Baby Doe" Tabor. She was the oldest of two daughters born to the couple. She was highly photographed and she was featured in Harper's Weekly. As an adult, she moved to Chicago to live with and aunt and her grandmother McCourt. In 1907 she married her cousin, John Last. The couple moved to Milwakee prior to 1911. The couple had three children together and lived in relative obscurity. At her mother's death in 1935, she denied being Baby Doe's daughter. She died of pneumonia in Milwaukee on September 15, 1946.
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