Group portrait of Elinor Curtis and two unidentified people, seated on chairs, facing front, dressed in costumes, location unknown, undated

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-187894

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Description

The image is a group portrait of two women (Elinor Curtis and an unidentified woman) and a man dressed in costume. They are all seated, facing front, in chairs on an intricate carpet. The man wears breeches, a powdered wig and fancy shoes. He is speaking to a women wearing a bonnet, fingerless gloves, and an empire-waist dress. Elinor Curtis wears a large bonnet, a shawl, fingerless gloves and holds a purse. She is not engaged in conversation with the others in the picture.

Details

Descriptive Terms

costumes (character dress)
bonnets (hats)
group portraits
floor coverings
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.005

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

Description Level

Item