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1986.305 (RS25355)

Description

Large black and white "enhanced" photograph of a bearded man turned to the left in a dark suit, white shirt, and dark tie; molded inner matt; Eastlake-style molded frame; inside gilded relief ivy leaf decoration; black between gilded moldings; incised linear motifs in gold at corners; photograph enhanced w/ chalk highlights (face, shirt) and graphite hatching in background.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Inscriptions
Pencilled on back: ""J.M. Gillmore/ 51 Marshall St./ Somerville, Mass.""
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
chalk
photographs
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Chalk
chalk
photographs
PICTURE, PORTRAIT
portraits
Unidentified Photograph
Dimensions
36.75 x 31.875 x 1.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.305
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50778

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