Photograph

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1880

GUSN

GUSN-12633

Description

Black and white photo of the profile of a young woman from the neck up, her hair in a net. under glass in a gilt mat and orange velvet frame with gilt beaded inner edge and fleur-de-lis-like exterior edge. The back has a easel as well as a hanging apparatus.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
photographs
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
gesso
gilding
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
photographs
velvet (fabric weave)
wood (plant material)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
fleur-de-lis (motifs)
portraits
Victorian
figure- and animal-derived motifs
women (female humans)
Unidentified Paper
Unidentified Photograph
Gesso
Glass
Velvet
Gilded
Victorian
Woman
Portrait
Fleur-de-Lis
Beaded
PICTURE, PORTRAIT

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Documentary Artifact

Dimensions

12.75 x 11.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1748