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Catherine Johnson

PC005.D06.028 (RS13604)

Description

Catherine Johnson (15) seated at a side table with a bible in her lap. Case [and image ?] made by William Shew, a pioneer Boston daguerreotypist who was active later in San Francisco.

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Details

Collection Name
Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865
Collection Code
PC005
Dates
1846
Physical Description
1 daguerreotype
Inscriptions
Case: "Catherine Johnson aged 15 1846 from WM Shew's miniature case manufactory, corner of Court and Howard streets Boston"
Dimensions
3 1/4x 2 3/4(HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
3 3/4x 3 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
3 3/4x 3 1/4x 5/8(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DagID: 30
GUSN
253916
Reference Code
PC005.D06.028

Record details

Descriptive Terms
adolescents
costume (mode of fashion)
portrait format
portraits
sitting
Material Type
daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs
Location Note
HGO-01-004-A-1 [Drawer 41 in old database]

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