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Emma Hale Smith Bidamon


Unlike Joseph, several known photographs of Emma Hale Smith Bidamon exist. Unfortunately, the earliest is from 1845, at the age of 41 and after she had suffered a stroke during childbirth. Using this photo, her painted portrait, and some details from the actress who played her in LDS films, I have re-imagined Emma in her prime. She is wearing a gold bead necklace given to her by Joseph, and the beautiful shawl from her painted portrait.

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