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Catalog Number 1998.01.1109
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date 1892
Title Delia Claiborne Buckner
Description 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
Place Virginia/Richmond
Medium Cardstock/Paper/Photographic Emulsion
Dimensions 9 3/4" x 6 3/4"
People Simon Bolivar Buckner
Delia Claiborne Buckner
Search Terms Paris Panel Cards
Portrait Photographs
National Society of Colonial Dames in the Commonwealth of Kentucky