Grandma Read

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1860s

Location Note

HGO-01-004-A-1 [Drawer 35 in old database]

GUSN

GUSN-254361

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Description

Mature woman with mournful expression. Unusually late date for daguerreotypy.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Case: "Grandma Read" was hand written on a water sensitive label and applied to the bottom of the case. Verso: Davis & Co.'s (Formerly James & Co.) 25 cent daguerreotype and ambrotype rooms [...]

Additional Identification Number

DagID 99

Physical Description

1 daguerreotype

Collection Code

PC005

Collection Name

Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865

Reference Code

PC005.D09.009

Image Dimensions

2 1/2 x 2 (HxW)(inches)

Dimensions

3 x 2 5/8 x 5/8 (HxWxD)(inches)

Record Details

Originator

Davis & Co. (Photographic studio)

Material Type

daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs

Description Level

Item

Location Note

HGO-01-004-A-1 [Drawer 35 in old database]