Photograph

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1887

GUSN

GUSN-18331

Description

Five young women are posed in front of an outdoor backdrop. The women are wearing long dark dresses and tie up the front. Each is wearing a white scarf and has white anchors on their pockets, cuffs, and some on their collars. A flag initialed D.O.N. for "Daughters of Neptune" drapes across one woman. Frame: 1 in. gilt frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
photographs
albumen (egg white)
sports
Albumen
Sports
Rowing
Club
PICTURE, PORTRAIT

Inscription

On the back of the photograph is written the names of the 5 Daughters of Neptune who were part of an advanced rowing society on the river. Photographed are Jane Tucker and Annie Greenleaf in the back from left to right. Eliza Wright (Holbrook) and Mary Sewall (Chas. Sewall's sister) are in the second row. And Carrie Knight sits on the floor.

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

Daughters of Neptune
Miss Jane Armstrong Tucker

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6.125 x 8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.369

Places

Maine (United States)