Unidentified woman

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1840s

Location Note

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

GUSN

GUSN-253944

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Description

Portrait of a beautiful woman regally posed. She is holding a book, and her elbow is supported on a side table. Case [and image?] made by William Shew, a pioneer Boston daguerreotypist who was active later in San Francisco. Caution: the spine is compromised.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

DagID 60

Physical Description

1 daguerreotype

Collection Code

PC005

Collection Name

Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865

Reference Code

PC005.D06.056

Image Dimensions

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

Dimensions

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

Record Details

Material Type

daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs

Description Level

Item

Location Note

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