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Woman with magnifying glass

Description

superior portrait of an eccentric-looking elderly woman, who strikes a pose which anticipates the 1860s: she wears spectacles, a dark bonnet, heavy fringed cape and elaborate rings and gazes contemplatively off-camera while holding a magnifying glass

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Details

Collection Name
Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865
Collection Code
PC005
Physical Description
1 daguerreotype
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DagID: 575
GUSN
254216
Reference Code
PC005.D06.328

Record details

Descriptive Terms
costume (mode of fashion)
elderly
jewelry
portraits
women (female humans)
Material Type
daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs
Location Note
HGO-01-004-A-3 [Drawer 47 in old database]

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