Ambrotype

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1870-1890

GUSN

GUSN-12705

Description

Centered ambrotype of an elderly woman, seated in a fur-covered chair. She wears a dark dress with a light colored shawl and holds embroidery in her lap. To the right is a tapestry covered table. White drap background. Wood frame has an applied spiral gesso rope at the center, gilded.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ambrotypes (photographs)
ambrotypes (photographs)
gesso
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
portraits
figure- and animal-derived motifs
women (female humans)
Gesso
Glass
Unidentified Paper
Ambrotype
Woman
Portrait
AMBROTYPE

Inscription

Mat signed: G.C. Cox Photo.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Cox, G. C. (Photographer)

Location of Origin

USA

Dimensions

14.375 x 11.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1810