[Sarah Tyson Rorer portrait] [picture].

[Sarah Tyson Rorer portrait] [picture].

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Portrait of domestic scientist Sarah Tyson Rorer with hand-inked embellishments on hair, face, and collar. When Rorer was an editor at Ladies' Home Journal, Corning Glass Works hired her, along with other home economists, to test and promote Pyrex through cooking demonstrations around the country.
Sent to photography January 2015 for possible inclusion in exhibition titled America's Favorite Dish: Celebrating a Century of Pyrex on display at the Rakow Library June 6, 2015 to March 17, 2016 (photography no. 1000145285).
Reproduction displayed in the exhibition titled "America's Favorite Dish: Celebrating a Century of Pyrex" on display from June 6, 2015 to March 17, 2016.
Paper tipped on verso with typewritten notes about Rorer, "queen of cooks" whose "recipes are known to every house-keeper in the country"; the paper mostly speaks of Rorer's financial hardships later in life.
"From the Gilliams Press Syndicate, this picture is supplied for your use only and is not to be sold or loaned to any other publication" -- stamped in purple ink on verso.
White barcode label affixed, upside down, to lower right corner of verso.
"1" penciled in, inside square, along left edge of verso.