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Unidentified woman

PC005.D06.056 (RS13690)

Description

Portrait of a beautiful woman regally posed. She is holding a book, and her elbow is supported on a side table. Case [and image?] made by William Shew, a pioneer Boston daguerreotypist who was active later in San Francisco. Caution: the spine is compromised.

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Details

Collection Name
Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865
Collection Code
PC005
Dates
1840s
Physical Description
1 daguerreotype
Dimensions
3 3/4x 3 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
3 5/8x 3 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
3 5/8x 3 1/8x 3/4(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DagID: 60
GUSN
253944
Reference Code
PC005.D06.056

Record details

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

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