[Fidelia Taylor, bust portrait, facing slightly right] / Bell's Photo. Art Gallery.
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Title devised by Library staff.
Printed on mount: Bell's Photo. Art Gallery 425th 7th St., Washington, D.C.
Forms part of: 19th century portraits, ... from the Clara Barton Papers.
C. M. Bell Studio of photographic portraits worked in Washington DC from 1873 until 1916. Charles Milton Bell (1848-1893) was one of Washington's leading portrait photographers. His studio became known for its large collection of portraits of Washington notables, including politicians, leading businessmen and educators, embassy officials and distinguished visitors from other countries, church leaders, athletes and entertainers, and members of Washington's black middle class. The Library of Congress C. M. Bell Studio Collection comprises of over 25,000 glass plate negatives.