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Daguerreotype Portrait of Ellen E. Brown

Description

Girl with dark hair in ringlets with checkered short sleeve dress. Facing right with hands holding an open book on top of a lace cloth covered table. Sixth-plate dageurreotype with gilded matting and wooden frame covered in tooled brown cardboard. Interior of frame with gilded metal border and brown velvet border. Two metal loops on right side of frame indicating that this was attached to other pieces.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1850
Inscriptions
Typed on paper at bottom of frame: ""Ellen E. Brown, Boston""
Material
daguerreotypes (photographs)
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Daguerreotype
daguerreotypes (photographs)
Glass
glass (material)
Picture
Portrait
People and organizations
Ellen E. Brown
Dimensions
3.75 x 3.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.733
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
26628

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