plate for Mr. Ellis

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1852

Location Note

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

GUSN

GUSN-253939

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Description

Inscription on daguerreotype plate which accompanies D.6.052, a portrait of Jabez Ellis (88) taken shortly before his death. The inscription in the reads "Ellis/Died Jan. 1st 1852/Aged, 88 years 20 Days"

Details

Descriptive Terms

inscriptions
daguerreotype (process)
portrait format
daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs

Inscription

(inscribed on surface) jabez ellis died jan. 1st 1852 aged 88 years 20 days (verso) cleaned by baldwin coolidge

Additional Identification Number

DagID 53

Physical Description

1 daguerreotype

Collection Code

PC005

Collection Name

Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865

Reference Code

PC005.D06.051

Image Dimensions

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

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mary E. Howe

Record Details

Material Type

daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs

Description Level

Item

Location Note

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