|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Title||Delia Claiborne Buckner|
Paris panel-style cabinet card of Mrs.Simon Bolivar Buckner. Paris panel refers to a very long cabinet card. Buckner is posed in profile and is wearing a fancy dress. The dress has a high collar, lacey bodice, and puffy sleeves. Her hair is in a bun on the back of her head.
On the back it reads: "Delia Claiborne Buckner - Feb 24th 92" Delia (1857-1932) was the first President of the NSCDA-KY, establishing it in 1897. She was from Virginia and a Charter Member of the Virginia Colonial Dames. She served as president until 1913. She was the second wife of Simon Bolivar Buckner, they married in 1885, when Buckner was 62. Buckner (1823-1914) was an American soldier and politician who fought in the United States Army in the Mexican-American War and in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He later served as the 30th Governor of Kentucky.
|Photographer||Walter Washington Foster|
|Studio||Foster Photographic Gallery|
|Dimensions||9 3/4" x 6 3/4"|
Simon Bolivar Buckner
Delia Claiborne Buckner
Paris Panel Cards
National Society of Colonial Dames in the Commonwealth of Kentucky