Museum logo
Museum logo

Photo Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Title Elizabeth Bonduel Lily Tabor
Catalog Number P2001.47.11
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
Female
Scandals
babies
girls
Collection Baby Doe Tabor Collection
Catalog date 2008-09-26
Cataloged by Cross, Scott
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Ink
Neg # 1298
Notes A full view image of two year old Elizabeth Bonduel Lily Tabor. Lily is dressed in a off-the-shoulder-lace dress with satin bows at the shoulders, she is posed sitting in a upholstered chair. She looks tired. The picture states: "Baby Tabor age 24 months".
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.