Daguerreotype Portrait of Ellen E. Brown

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-26628

Description

Girl with dark hair in ringlets with checkered short sleeve dress. Facing right with hands holding an open book on top of a lace cloth covered table. Sixth-plate dageurreotype with gilded matting and wooden frame covered in tooled brown cardboard. Interior of frame with gilded metal border and brown velvet border. Two metal loops on right side of frame indicating that this was attached to other pieces.

Details

Descriptive Terms

daguerreotypes (photographs)
daguerreotypes (photographs)
glass (material)
Picture
Portrait
Glass
Daguerreotype
Portrait

Inscription

Typed on paper at bottom of frame: ""Ellen E. Brown, Boston""

People and Organizations

Ellen E. Brown

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3.75 x 3.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.733

Places

Massachusetts (United States)