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1998.2194 (RS22441)

Description

Portrait photograph of elderly couple in unfinished wood frame w/ painted floral decoration. Half-length side portrait of a man w/ white hair and a beard seated in front of a woman who is also shot in profile. She is wearing a silver brooch and silver locket.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Inscriptions
Printed on bottom and back of print: ""C. Fibb. g5/ Diploma d'Onore. Firenze 1887/ Giulio Rossi/ L.G. Milano/ Milano/ Corso Vitto Emle. No. 20/ Casa Fondatanel 1854./ Per altre ordinarione di copie rich-mare il No. 156 971"" Written on the back of the frame in pencil are the words: ""Nortare in Aurdrica Alla/ Vaj Airjinon.""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
albumen (egg white)
boards (flat objects)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Albumen
albumen (egg white)
Board
boards (flat objects)
Couple
figure- and animal-derived motifs
people (agents)
photographs
PICTURE, PORTRAIT
portraits
Dimensions
9.5 x 7 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2194
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18091

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