Alice Ruiz Collection, 1997
Portrait bust of Josefa Ruiz in diagonal profile view. She is wearing a frilly white Victorian dress with a matching floral Victorian hat atop braided hair. Josefa Ruiz was the ninth child of Gabriel and Rafaela Cota Ruiz. Born March 19 1873; died September 18 1940 at 67 years of age in Los Angeles.
Black and white negative
Ruiz, Josefa, 1873-1951
Ventura County (Calif.)
Los Angeles County (Calif.)
Museum of Ventura County
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Unknown, “Josefa Ruiz,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed June 1, 2023, https://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/4092.