Portrait of Abba May Alcott, sitting in a chair in the study, facing left, A. Bronson Alcott House, Concord, Mass., undated

Description

Abba May Alcott reads a letter while sitting in the study of Orchard House. She was the wife of Transcendentalist and teacher Bronson Alcott and the mother of author Louisa May Alcott.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
activists
social workers
women (female humans)
interior views
houses
dwellings
studies (rooms)
interior decoration
stereographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

ACCESS ID 3927
Old ID 3966.00

Physical Description

1 stereoscopic photograph

Collection Code

PC002

Collection Name

Domestic interiors photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1936-02-29

Reference Code

PC002.USMA.Concord.SI.050

Acquisition Type

Gift

Places

Concord (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Lewis, Thomas (photographer)

Material Type

stereographs
photographs

Other People

Alcott, Abba May, 1800-1877
Alcott, Amos Bronson, 1799-1888
Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888

Subjects

Architectural photography

Description Level

Item

Location Note

HGO-01-001-G-U-2