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Ivorytype of John Webster

1952.471 (RS5234)

Description

Photograph on glass of John Webster facing slightly right wearing a black coat and a blue-grey neck tie, mounted in a upholstered velvet frame with oval opening.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1858
Inscriptions
Front of paper: "(5/4/65) / this letter presumable refers to / unaccessioned photo on glass (touched / up.) / with 6 3/4" x 8 1/2" worn velvet / case. / oval picture opening."
Back of paper: "Mrs. George D. Latimer / 1223 BEACON STREET / BROOKLINE 46, MASS. / John Webster of New Bedford. / Nantucket and Woods Hole. / b. June 20. 1786 / d. Nov. 21, 1858 / married Abigail Waite / of Marblehead Aug 15, 1810 / They had nine children, of whom / one was Martha Hooper Feb. 1815 - / Nov. 2 1831 at 16 yrs. / Their portrait, probably by / Wm. Allen Wall of New Bedford / given to the Society of the Preservation / of New England Antiquities by her / grand niece Mrs. Geo. D. Latimer" (Paper label)
Location of origin
New England
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
PHOTOGRAPH
People and organizations
Webster, John, Mr., 1786-1858
Dimensions
8 1/2 in x 6 3/4 in x 7/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1952.471
GUSN
103965

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