Ivorytype of John Webster

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1855-1858

GUSN

GUSN-103965

Description

Photograph on glass of John Webster facing slightly right wearing a black coat and a blue-grey neck tie, mounted in a upholstered velvet frame with oval opening.

Details

Descriptive Terms

glass (material)
PHOTOGRAPH

Inscription

Front of paper: "(5/4/65) / this letter presumable refers to / unaccessioned photo on glass (touched / up.) / with 6 3/4" x 8 1/2" worn velvet / case. / oval picture opening."
Back of paper: "Mrs. George D. Latimer / 1223 BEACON STREET / BROOKLINE 46, MASS. / John Webster of New Bedford. / Nantucket and Woods Hole. / b. June 20. 1786 / d. Nov. 21, 1858 / married Abigail Waite / of Marblehead Aug 15, 1810 / They had nine children, of whom / one was Martha Hooper Feb. 1815 - / Nov. 2 1831 at 16 yrs. / Their portrait, probably by / Wm. Allen Wall of New Bedford / given to the Society of the Preservation / of New England Antiquities by her / grand niece Mrs. Geo. D. Latimer" (Paper label)

Associated Person

Webster, John, Mr., 1786-1858

Additional Identification Number

3712

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Dimensions

8 1/2 in x 6 3/4 in x 7/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1952.471