Alice Ruiz Collection, 1997
Staged full body portrait of Lucy Ruiz in a dark Victorian gown and a hair band made of red, white and blue lightbulbs which lit up. She is also holding a banner which reads 'T Ruiz. Electrical Supplies' with a bouquet of lightbulbs at the top of the banner pole. Lucy Ruiz was the tenth child of Gabriel and Rafaela Cota Ruiz. Born March 2 1875; died November 19 1950 at 75 years of age.
Black and white negative
Ruiz, Lucy, 1875-1950
Ventura County (Calif.)
Santa Barbara (Calif.)
Museum of Ventura County
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Unknown, “Lucy Ruiz,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed February 22, 2024, http://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/4089.