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Daguerreotype Portrait

Description

Maroon leatherette-covered hinged case with embossed floral and scroll decoration. Oval mat missing. Image is of a wrist length view of a woman in dark satin (?) cape with flat collar. Full face, slightly facing left. Glass marked at lower left corner “Covill MFG Co/Extra”

Details

Maker
Covill Mfg. Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1865
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
daguerreotypes (photographs)
imitation leather
Object type
Documentary Artifacts; Graphic Documents
Descriptive terms
Daguerreotype
daguerreotypes (photographs)
imitation leather
Leatherette
Photograph
photographs
portraits
Positive, Direct
prints (visual works)
Dimensions
3 3/4 x 3 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.626
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64661

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