Photograph

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1870

GUSN

GUSN-5344

Description

Wood frame, painted copper with black "antiquing;" elaborate applied gesso rim of leaf, swag and triple dot motif with flower motif at corners; plain raised band inside this, then a double beaded band; mat is brown velvet with gold wooden inner rim; photo under glass; black and white bust-length view 3/4 turn; middle aged woman wearing white lace cape; dark hair pulled back; lace collar; cameo pin at neckline; dark dress with dark lace bow under pin and down front of dress.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
photographs
photographs
Unidentified Photograph
PICTURE, PORTRAIT

Inscription

Sticker on back: ""1831 FROM 1885/JAMES S. EARLE & SON/EARLE'S GALLERIES,/No. 816 CHESTNUT STREET/PHILADELPHIA""

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Earles' Galleries (Maker)

Location of Origin

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Dimensions

12.5 x 10.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.695

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)