Elinor Curtis and unknown man dressed in 18th century costume, location unknown, undated

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-187889

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Description

The photograph features Elinor Curtis with an unidentified man dressed in 18th century costume. She wears a large bonnet, a shawl, fingerless gloves, and carries both a purse and fan. The man wears a powdered wig, knee breeches and large buckled shoes and is holding Curtis' hand while she looks away.

Details

Descriptive Terms

costumes (character dress)
courtship
bonnets (hats)
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC023

Collection Name

Harriot Appleton Curtis photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1979

Reference Code

PC023.TMP.004

Acquisition Type

Gift

Record Details

Originator

Curtis, Harriot Sumner (Appleton), 1841-1923 (Photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other People

Hopkinson, Elinor Curtis, 1869-1947

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1992). The aunts / by Isabella Halsted.. Sharksmouth Press,.

Description Level

Item