Mrs. G. (?) W. Pratt

Description

Portrait of a Mrs. G.W. Pratt (1817-1887) a popular actress who settled in Boston, in fancy dress, lace hair ornament and holding a wild rose. Previously misidentified as Mrs. James R. Vincent, an actress in Boston. Similar to a daguerreotype held by the MFA. Gift of Mrs. Charles Harrington.

Details

Descriptive Terms

women (female humans)
costume (mode of fashion)
portraits
portrait format
standing
daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs

Inscription

(label) mrs. g w pratt

Additional Identification Number

DagID 310

Physical Description

1 daguerreotype

Collection Code

PC005

Collection Name

Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865

Reference Code

PC005.D01.007

Image Dimensions

9 3/8 x 7 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Dimensions

10 x 8 x 3/4 (HxWxD)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles Harrington

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Southworth & Hawes (Photographic studio)

Material Type

daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs

Description Level

Item

Location Note

HGO-01-004-A-6 [Drawer 42 in old database]