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1986.217 (RS25337)

Description

Black and white photographic portrait of "Catharine Adams Little" seated facing front wearing dark, long-sleeved dress w/ belt and white cap; right hand holding spectacles and left arm resting on a table w/ gadrooned edge. Subject probably about 75 years old. Molded and veneered wood frame w/ inner gilded frame; recessed off-white mat.

Details

Maker
Notman Photo Co. (Boston, Mass.) (Photographic studio)
Bigelow & Jordan (Framer)
Date
1885-1900 ?
Inscriptions
Printed in lower right and label on back. Lower right: ""NOTMAN PHOTO CO./BOSTON"" Label: ""BIGELOW & JORDAN,/ IMPORTERS/PUBLISHERS/MANUFACTURERS/11 Bromfield Street;--641-643 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, Mass., U.S.A./No. 17687 B""
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
gelatin silver prints
silver (metal)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
old age
Old age
photographs
portraits
Possibly gelatin silver prints
Print, Photographic
prints (visual works)
silver (metal)
Silver Print
People and organizations
Little, Catherine Adams, 1823-1923
Dimensions
23 x 19 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.217
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50754

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