Young woman with sheet music

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1844-1880

Location Note

HGO-01-004-A-3 [Drawer 47 in old database]

GUSN

GUSN-254170

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Description

A woman sits on a chair holding sheet music in her left hand and leans her left arm on a table, on which other illustrated printed material rests, against a plain background. She wears a black dress with lace cuffs and earrings. Her hair is parted down the middle, and she smiles. The portrait is set in a gilded frame. Case made by William Shew, a pioneer Boston daguerreotypist and case maker who moved to San Francisco in 1850. Neg #047872-A

Details

Descriptive Terms

women (female humans)
costume (mode of fashion)
portraits
sitting
sheet music
earrings (jewelry)
gilding
studio portraits
tables (support furniture)
jewelry
chairs (furniture forms)
daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs

Inscription

(case) Wm. Shew, miniature case maker, and dealer in daguerreotype materials, 123 Washington St., Boston

Additional Identification Number

DagID 776

Physical Description

1 daguerreotype

Collection Code

PC005

Collection Name

Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865

Reference Code

PC005.D06.282

Record Details

Originator

Shew, William J., 1820-1903 (Miniaturist)

Material Type

daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs

Description Level

Item

Location Note

HGO-01-004-A-3 [Drawer 47 in old database]