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Lydia Ames Newell (Mrs. Jenks)

PC005.D06.037 (RS13631)

Description

Portrait of Lydia Ames Newell (later Jenks) at age 10 resting elbow on a side table. She is attired in an off the shoulder décolleté dress, large plaid hair ribbons and a bead necklance.

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Details

Collection Name
Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865
Collection Code
PC005
Dates
ca. 1852
Physical Description
1 daguerreotype
Inscriptions
Case: Lydia / Ames/ Norwell / (afterwards Jenks)/ 10 yrs. / Taken in 1852. / Cora Newell Jenks [upside down]
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: 39
Credit Line
Gift of the South End House
GUSN
253925
Reference Code
PC005.D06.037

Record details

Descriptive Terms
children (people by age group)
costume (mode of fashion)
portrait format
portraits
standing
Material Type
daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs
Location Note
HGO-01-004-A-1 [Drawer 41 in old database]

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