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Elderly woman in mourning

PC005.D06.050 (RS13671)

Description

Portrait of elderly woman in mourning gear and with grief-stricken expression. Case [and image ?] made by William Shew. "Mitchell Hooper" inscription in case could refer to a former daguerreotype which occupied case. [?]

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Details

Collection Name
Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865
Collection Code
PC005
Dates
ca. 1850
Physical Description
1 daguerreotype
Inscriptions
Case: Mitchell Hooper
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: 41
GUSN
253938
Reference Code
PC005.D06.050

Record details

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

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