"Sewing Circle of Boston Girls"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1860

GUSN

GUSN-29502

Description

Sixteen young women seated and standing in a large interior room, posed with sewing projects and a large sewing basket. Carved wooden frame shaped like tree branches.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
photographs
paper (fiber product)
albumen (egg white)
societies
Albumen
Sewing
Club
Recreation
Print, Photographic

Inscription

"Standing/ Susan Jackson (Mrs. Folsom)/ Fanny Gray (Mrs. W.A.W. Stuart of N.Y.)/ Annie Grant (Mrs. Fred Lyman)/ Marianne Ropes/ Fanny Hovey (Mrs. J.T. Morse)/ Julia Gardner (Mrs. J.R. Coolidge)/ Mary Bradlee (Mme Gaillard)/ Annie Putnam/ Anna Reynolds/ Harriot Appleton (Mrs. Greeley Curtis)/ Fanny Beebe (Mrs. George Fiske)/ Mary Rea (Mrs. Whitney)/ Isa Gray/ perpetual president/ Adie Bigelow/ Eleanor Shattuck (Mrs. Alex Whiteside)/ Annette Rogers/ Sewing Circle of Boston Girls photographed Spring of 1860--" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Gaillard, Mary May (Bradlee), 1840-1903
Reynolds, Anna P.
Curtis, Harriot Sumner (Appleton), 1841-1923
Folsom, Susan Jackson, 1841-1871
Stuart, Frances Gray, 1843-
Lyman, Annie Grant
Ropes, Marianne, 1842-1878
Morse, Fanny Hovey, 1840-
Coolidge, Julia Gardner, 1841-1921
Putnam, Annie
Fiske, Frances Beebe, 1842-1890
Whitney, Mary Rea, 1840-1864
Gray, Isa Elizabeth, 1841-
Bigelow, Adie
Whiteside, Eleanor Shattuck, 1842-1918
Rogers, Annette P.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, United States

Dimensions

16 1/2 x 19 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Greely S. Curtis, Sr.

Accession Number

1922.393

Date

1860 (Spring 1860)

Places

Massachusetts (United States)