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Young woman with sheet music

PC005.D06.282 (RS247)

Description

A woman sits on a chair holding sheet music in her left hand and leans her left arm on a table, on which other illustrated printed material rests, against a plain background. She wears a black dress with lace cuffs and earrings. Her hair is parted down the middle, and she smiles. The portrait is set in a gilded frame. Case made by William Shew, a pioneer Boston daguerreotypist and case maker who moved to San Francisco in 1850. Neg #047872-A

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Details

Collection Name
Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865
Collection Code
PC005
Dates
1844-1880
Physical Description
1 daguerreotype
Inscriptions
(case) Wm. Shew, miniature case maker, and dealer in daguerreotype materials, 123 Washington St., Boston
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DagID: 776
GUSN
254170
Reference Code
PC005.D06.282

Record details

Originator
Shew, William J., 1820-1903 (Miniaturist)
Descriptive Terms
chairs (furniture forms)
costume (mode of fashion)
earrings (jewelry)
gilding
jewelry
portraits
sheet music
sitting
studio portraits
tables (support furniture)
women (female humans)
Material Type
daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs
Location Note
HGO-01-004-A-3 [Drawer 47 in old database]

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