Catherine Johnson

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1846

Location Note

HGO-01-004-A-1 [Drawer 41 in old database]

GUSN

GUSN-253916

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Description

Catherine Johnson (15) seated at a side table with a bible in her lap. Case [and image ?] made by William Shew, a pioneer Boston daguerreotypist who was active later in San Francisco.

Details

Descriptive Terms

costume (mode of fashion)
portraits
adolescents
portrait format
sitting
daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs

Inscription

Case: "Catherine Johnson aged 15 1846 from WM Shew's miniature case manufactory, corner of Court and Howard streets Boston"

Additional Identification Number

DagID 30

Physical Description

1 daguerreotype

Collection Code

PC005

Collection Name

Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865

Reference Code

PC005.D06.028

Image Dimensions

3 1/4 x 2 3/4 (HxW)(inches)

Dimensions

3 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 5/8 (HxWxD)(inches)

Record Details

Material Type

daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs

Description Level

Item

Location Note

HGO-01-004-A-1 [Drawer 41 in old database]