Photograph of Abby Perry Pearce Casey

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-25835

Description

Photograph of Abby Perry Pearce Casey (1813-1862), wife of General Silas Casey. Head and shoulder view of woman with dark hair parted down center; high-necked white dress. Elaborate gilt and gesso foliate frame with gray mat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
photographs
paper (fiber product)
Print, Photographic

Inscription

"Abby Perry Pearce/ Wife of/ General Silas Casey, Sr." (handwritten)

Associated Person

Casey, Abigail Pearce, 1813-1862

Associated Building

Original to Casey Farm (Saunderstown, R.I.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9 1/4 x 7 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Edward P. Casey

Accession Number

1955.314