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Sitting Pretty: Portrait Photography from the Salon to the Selfie

Presented by Museum of Ventura County at Museum of Ventura County, Ventura CA

Aug 22 2015
Nov 29 2015
Sitting Pretty: Portrait Photography from the Salon to the Selfie

August 22 – November 29, 2015

"Sitting Pretty: Portrait Photography from the Salon to the Selfie" features long-hidden treasures from the Museum of Ventura County’s collection of photographic and painted portraits. Formal, framed portraits of well-known city pioneers, such as Dr. Cephas Bard, Dr. Manuel R. de Poli and Mrs. Concepcion Sepulveda de la Guerra, as well as lesser-known names were culled from the museum’s storied permanent holdings.  The works on view range from elaborately

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