Copy of daguerreotype of elderly woman with book

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1847

Location Note

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

GUSN

GUSN-254175

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Description

photographic copy of a daguerreotype depicting an elderly woman who clutches a book; case [and image ?] by William Shew, a pioneer Boston daguerreotypist who was active later in San Francisco

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
elderly
women (female humans)
sitting
daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DagID 781

Physical Description

1 daguerreotype

Collection Code

PC005

Collection Name

Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865

Reference Code

PC005.D06.287

Record Details

Material Type

daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs

Description Level

Item

Location Note

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