Cornelia Walter (Mrs. Wm. B. Richards)

Description

Elegant portrait of Mrs. Richards (Cornelia Walter) with chignon, off the shoulder décolleté dress and long earrings.

Details

Descriptive Terms

women (female humans)
costume (mode of fashion)
hairstyles
portraits
portrait format
busts (figures)
daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs

Inscription

Case: The verso states "Mrs. Wm B. Richardson//of Boston//(Miss Cornelia Walter)//afterdeath of her brother Lyman, Winstull walter she was editor of Boston Transcript" (VERSO) MRS. WM. B. RICHARDS OF BOSTON (MISS CORNELIA WALTER) AFTER DEATH OF HER BROTHER LYMAN [?] WINSLOW [?] WALTERS SHE WAS EDITOR OF BOSTON TRANSCRIPT

Additional Identification Number

DagID 367

Physical Description

1 daguerreotype

Collection Code

PC005

Collection Name

Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865

Reference Code

PC005.D01.011

Image Dimensions

9 1/4 x 7 1/4 (HxW)(inches)

Dimensions

13 x 11 1/4 x 1 (HxWxD)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Elise B. Richards

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs

Description Level

Item

Location Note

HGO-01-004-A-6 [Drawer 34 in old database]