Thomas G. Frothingham

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1840s

Location Note

HGO-01-004-A-2 [Drawer 44 in old database]

GUSN

GUSN-254011

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Description

Portrait of a mother in an elaborate print dress. Her arm is around a young son, about 3 years old. Image by John Plumbe Jr., a maverick daguerreotypist who operated an extensive chain during the 1840s.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
children (people by age group)
mothers
women (female humans)
portrait format
daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs

Inscription

Mat: "PLUMBE" was stamped on the lower right corner. (MAT) PLUMBE

Additional Identification Number

DagID 361

Physical Description

1 daguerreotype

Collection Code

PC005

Collection Name

Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865

Reference Code

PC005.D06.123

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

Originator

John Jr. Plumbe (Photographer)
Plumbe, John, Jr. (Photographer)

Material Type

daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs

Description Level

Item

Location Note

HGO-01-004-A-2 [Drawer 44 in old database]