Elderly woman in mourning

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1850

Location Note

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

GUSN

GUSN-253938

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Description

Portrait of elderly woman in mourning gear and with grief-stricken expression. Case [and image ?] made by William Shew. "Mitchell Hooper" inscription in case could refer to a former daguerreotype which occupied case. [?]

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Case: Mitchell Hooper

Additional Identification Number

DagID 41

Physical Description

1 daguerreotype

Collection Code

PC005

Collection Name

Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865

Reference Code

PC005.D06.050

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]