Carte-de-visite of an unidentified boy and a dog seated on a chair, Newburyport, Mass., undated

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

Cartes de Visite: Chase, J. M.

GUSN

GUSN-195333

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Description

This carte-de-visite portrays an unidentified boy and a dog seated on a chair. Author Katherine Grier states that this photograph burlesques the "visual conventions" of studio portraiture of children and their pets that were common by the 1870s.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boys
pets
double portraits
chairs (furniture forms)
families
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000490
AccessID 667
Other identifier HNEDID-000490

Physical Description

1 carte-de-visite

Collection Code

PC008

Collection Name

Cartes-de-visite photographic collection, ca. 1858-1866

Reference Code

PC008.TMP.007

Date Notes

1880s

Places

Newburyport (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Chase, James M., b. ca. 1835 (photographer)

Material Type

cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
photographs

Subjects

dogs (animals)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(c2006.). Pets in America : a history / Katherine C. Grier.. University of North Carolina Press,.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Cartes de Visite: Chase, J. M.