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Cornelia Walter (Mrs. Wm. B. Richards)

PC005.D01.011 (RS13227)

Description

Elegant portrait of Mrs. Richards (Cornelia Walter) with chignon, off the shoulder décolleté dress and long earrings.

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Details

Collection Name
Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865
Collection Code
PC005
Dates
1850s
Physical Description
1 daguerreotype
Inscriptions
Case: The verso states "Mrs. Wm B. Richardson//of Boston//(Miss Cornelia Walter)//afterdeath of her brother Lyman, Winstull walter she was editor of Boston Transcript" (VERSO) MRS. WM. B. RICHARDS OF BOSTON (MISS CORNELIA WALTER) AFTER DEATH OF HER BROTHER LYMAN [?] WINSLOW [?] WALTERS SHE WAS EDITOR OF BOSTON TRANSCRIPT
Dimensions
9 1/4x 7 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
13x 11 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
13x 11 1/4x 1(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DagID: 367
Credit Line
Gift of Elise B. Richards
GUSN
253684
Reference Code
PC005.D01.011

Record details

Descriptive Terms
busts (figures)
costume (mode of fashion)
hairstyles
portrait format
portraits
women (female humans)
Material Type
daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
HGO-01-004-A-6 [Drawer 34 in old database]

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