Unidentified woman with daguerreotype case

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1845

Location Note

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

GUSN

GUSN-254020

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Description

Young woman holding a daguerreotype case in her lap. Probably taken by Lorenzo G. Chase, active in Boston as an independent operator from 1846-1851.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Case: "Made by William shew, corner of court and Howard sts. Boston" Mat: "CHASE" is stamped on the lower right corner. (MAT) CHASE (CASE) MADE BY WILLIAM SHEW, CORNER OF COURT & HOWARD STS., BOSTON

Additional Identification Number

DagID 357

Physical Description

1 daguerreotype

Collection Code

PC005

Collection Name

Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865

Reference Code

PC005.D06.132

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

Chase, Lorenzo G., b. 1823 (Photographer)

Material Type

daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs

Description Level

Item

Location Note

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