Lydia Ames Newell (Mrs. Jenks)

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1852

Location Note

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

GUSN

GUSN-253925

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Description

Portrait of Lydia Ames Newell (later Jenks) at age 10 resting elbow on a side table. She is attired in an off the shoulder décolleté dress, large plaid hair ribbons and a bead necklance.

Details

Descriptive Terms

children (people by age group)
costume (mode of fashion)
portraits
portrait format
standing
daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs

Inscription

Case: Lydia / Ames/ Norwell / (afterwards Jenks)/ 10 yrs. / Taken in 1852. / Cora Newell Jenks [upside down]

Additional Identification Number

DagID 39

Physical Description

1 daguerreotype

Collection Code

PC005

Collection Name

Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865

Reference Code

PC005.D06.037

Image Dimensions

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

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of the South End House

Record Details

Material Type

daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs

Description Level

Item

Location Note

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