"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)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, United States

Object Type

Art

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)