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"Sewing Circle of Boston Girls"

Description

Sixteen young women seated and standing in a large interior room, posed with sewing projects and a large sewing basket. Carved wooden frame shaped like tree branches.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860
Spring 1860
Inscriptions
"Standing/ Susan Jackson (Mrs. Folsom)/ Fanny Gray (Mrs. W.A.W. Stuart of N.Y.)/ Annie Grant (Mrs. Fred Lyman)/ Marianne Ropes/ Fanny Hovey (Mrs. J.T. Morse)/ Julia Gardner (Mrs. J.R. Coolidge)/ Mary Bradlee (Mme Gaillard)/ Annie Putnam/ Anna Reynolds/ Harriot Appleton (Mrs. Greeley Curtis)/ Fanny Beebe (Mrs. George Fiske)/ Mary Rea (Mrs. Whitney)/ Isa Gray/ perpetual president/ Adie Bigelow/ Eleanor Shattuck (Mrs. Alex Whiteside)/ Annette Rogers/ Sewing Circle of Boston Girls photographed Spring of 1860--" (handwritten)
Location of origin
Boston, MA, United States
Material
albumen (egg white)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Albumen
albumen (egg white)
Club
paper (fiber product)
photographs
portraits
Print, Photographic
Recreation
Sewing
societies
People and organizations
Bigelow, Adie
Coolidge, Julia Gardner, 1841-1921
Curtis, Harriot Sumner (Appleton), 1841-1923
Fiske, Frances Beebe, 1842-1890
Folsom, Susan Jackson, 1841-1871
Gaillard, Mary May (Bradlee), 1840-1903
Gray, Isa Elizabeth, 1841-
Lyman, Annie Grant
Morse, Fanny Hovey, 1840-
Putnam, Annie
Reynolds, Anna P.
Rogers, Annette P.
Ropes, Marianne, 1842-1878
Stuart, Frances Gray, 1843-
Whiteside, Eleanor Shattuck, 1842-1918
Whitney, Mary Rea, 1840-1864
Dimensions
16 1/2 x 19 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1922.393
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Greely S. Curtis, Sr.
GUSN
29502

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