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Emilie Grigsby

From: Photographs made by him

Emilie Grigsby

From: Photographs made by him

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Creator: Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964
Date: 1934 April 6
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Description:
Stamped verso: ""Photograph by Carl Van Vechten. / Cannot be reproduced without permission.""
Embossed: ""Photograph by Carl Van Vechten""
Abstract:
Emilie Busbey Grigsby (1880? - 1964) was the mistress of streetcar baron Charles Tyson Yerkes. Theodore Dreiser based the character Berenice Fleming on her in his ""Trilogy of Desire.""
Physical Description:
1 photographic print
b&w
24 x 17.2 cm.
Host Note:
Photographer's number: VI f 2
Folder:
v. 15 Gregory - Harrington
Rights:
Photographs by Carl Van Vechten are used with permission of the Van Vechten Trust; permission of the Trust is required to publish Van Vechten photographs in any format. To learn more, contact the Curator, Yale Collection of American Literature.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Carl Van Vechten
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Source Digital Format:
High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 2036140
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