Miniature bust of Fanny Crosby


Accession Number: 2003.51

Description: White cast bust has a glazed exterior and matte-finish interior. It shows Crosby with her eyeglasses and hair pulled back and gathered at the back of her neck. An inscription on the front reads "F.J. Crosby, 1820-1915." Frances Jane Crosby, also known as Fanny Crosby, was a writer of poems, prose, and hymns. She was blind and attended the New York Institution for the Blind, where she later taught grammar, rhetoric, and history.

Date Made: [n.d.]

Maker: [unknown]

Place of Origin: [unknown]

Credit Line: Gift of Greg Pittman, 2003.51

Subjects: Blind. Noted individuals. Crosby, Fanny, 1820-1915.

Dimension Notes: 6 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. approximately

Made: [unknown]

Material: Ceramic (?)

Updated: 12/02/2010