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Carte-de-visite of an unidentified boy and a dog seated on a chair, Newburyport, Mass., undated

PC008.TMP.007 (RS490)

Description

This carte-de-visite portrays an unidentified boy and a dog seated on a chair. Author Katherine Grier states that this photograph burlesques the "visual conventions" of studio portraiture of children and their pets that were common by the 1870s.

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Details

Collection Name
Cartes-de-visite photographic collection, ca. 1858-1866
Collection Code
PC008
Date Notes
1880s
Physical Description
1 carte-de-visite
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000490
AccessID: 667
Other identifier: HNEDID-000490
GUSN
195333
Reference Code
PC008.TMP.007

Record details

Originator
Chase, James M., b. ca. 1835 (photographer)
Descriptive Terms
boys
chairs (furniture forms)
double portraits
families
pets
Material Type
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
photographs
Subjects
dogs (animals)
Places
Newburyport (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Cartes de Visite: Chase, J. M.
Publications Referencing This Collection
(c2006.). Pets in America : a history / Katherine C. Grier.. University of North Carolina Press,.

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