Print, Photographic
1865 Approximate
Dorothea Trotz Bierman Vath. Material: paper. Size: 2 1/2" x 4". Description: sepia toned portrait photo of a young woman with dark hair parted in the center and drawn to the back into a net; she is identified as Dorothea Trotz wearing a dark dress with a high white scalloped collar and a ribbon tie; Dorothea Trotz first married Heinrich Bierman and later Fred Vath; her daughters were Elizabeth and Emma Bierman; H. Manderfeld of Waseca, Photographer.
This photo was among the photos and albums found in the collection of sisters Luella and Marguerite Herbst. Donor, Joan Bierman is the donor of the Luella and Marguerite collection in 2013, and she is the granddaughter of their cousin, Bernie Bierman.