Eddy’s hair color was dark brown, and by 1891, when she was 70, her hair was white. Her eye color, however, is harder to determine. In her reminiscence, Mary Stewart described Eddy’s eyes as “blue…which changed as she talked – sometimes looking almost gray and sometimes becoming deep blue.”1 Alfred Farlow, however, stated “Her eyes are hazel, rather larger, and very bright.”2 John Lathrop described them as “deep set grey eyes.”3 Perhaps the thought can be best summed up by a quote from page four of Abigail Dyer Thompson’s reminiscence: “They were beautiful and most unusual….They were an indescribable color. I remember the subject coming up in conversation in Chicago where everyone present knew Mrs. Eddy personally, and yet no two agreed as to the color of her eyes.”4

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  1. Rem. Mary Stewart, 2.
  2. Rem. Alfred Farlow, 2.
  3. Rem. John Lathrop, 4.
  4. Rem. Abigail Dyer Thompson, 4.