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Grandma Read

PC005.D09.009 (RS13962)

Description

Mature woman with mournful expression. Unusually late date for daguerreotypy.

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Details

Collection Name
Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865
Collection Code
PC005
Dates
1860s
Physical Description
1 daguerreotype
Inscriptions
Case: "Grandma Read" was hand written on a water sensitive label and applied to the bottom of the case. Verso: Davis & Co.'s (Formerly James & Co.) 25 cent daguerreotype and ambrotype rooms [...]
Dimensions
2 1/2x 2(HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
3x 2 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
3x 2 5/8x 5/8(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DagID: 99
GUSN
254361
Reference Code
PC005.D09.009

Record details

Originator
Davis & Co. (Photographic studio)
Descriptive Terms
busts (figures)
costume (mode of fashion)
portrait format
portraits
women (female humans)
Material Type
daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs
Location Note
HGO-01-004-A-1 [Drawer 35 in old database]

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