Portrait of a Woman

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-4562

Description

Photo of engraving cut with round arched top; subject is full length profile view of a young woman, face slightly turned towards viewer glancing downward to stone pavement.

Details

Descriptive Terms

photographic prints
prints (visual works)
photographs
Print
Unidentified Photograph
Print

Inscription

Legend glued to rectangular backing. ""Lone pensive nun, devout and pure,/ sober, steadfast and demure,/ All in a robe of darkest grain. / Flowing with majestic train."" Published by Wm. L. Greene & Co. ""The Congregationalist"" Boston.

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

William L. Greene & Co. (Publisher)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

19 x 12.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.769

Places

Massachusetts (United States)