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PC005.D06.123 (RS13877)

Description

Portrait of a mother in an elaborate print dress. Her arm is around a young son, about 3 years old. Image by John Plumbe Jr., a maverick daguerreotypist who operated an extensive chain during the 1840s.

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Details

Collection Name
Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865
Collection Code
PC005
Dates
1840s
Physical Description
1 daguerreotype
Inscriptions
Mat: "PLUMBE" was stamped on the lower right corner. (MAT) PLUMBE
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: 361
GUSN
254011
Reference Code
PC005.D06.123

Record details

Originator
John Jr. Plumbe (Photographer)
Plumbe, John, Jr. (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
children (people by age group)
mothers
portrait format
portraits
women (female humans)
Material Type
daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs
Location Note
HGO-01-004-A-2 [Drawer 44 in old database]

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