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Mrs. G. (?) W. Pratt

PC005.D01.007 (RS13221)

Description

Portrait of a Mrs. G.W. Pratt (1817-1887) a popular actress who settled in Boston, in fancy dress, lace hair ornament and holding a wild rose. Previously misidentified as Mrs. James R. Vincent, an actress in Boston. Similar to a daguerreotype held by the MFA. Gift of Mrs. Charles Harrington.

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Details

Collection Name
Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865
Collection Code
PC005
Dates
ca. 1854
Physical Description
1 daguerreotype
Inscriptions
(label) mrs. g w pratt
Dimensions
9 3/8x 7 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
10x 8 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
10x 8x 3/4(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DagID: 310
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Charles Harrington
GUSN
253680
Reference Code
PC005.D01.007

Record details

Originator
Southworth & Hawes (Photographic studio)
Descriptive Terms
costume (mode of fashion)
portrait format
portraits
standing
women (female humans)
Material Type
daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
HGO-01-004-A-6 [Drawer 42 in old database]

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