Daguerreotype Portrait

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1860

GUSN

GUSN-64659

Description

Molded composition hinged cover with relief design of rococo floral cartouche in a rectangular reserve with cyma curves. Interior of velvet lining with a cut-out floral design. Encloses a Daguerreotype under glass with an oval gilt brass mat. Depicts seated young woman, ¾ length view, in a dark satin dress and cape, ruffled collar, braided hair, lots of jewelry. Some hand tinting.

Details

Descriptive Terms

photographs
daguerreotypes (photographs)
Photograph
Positive, Direct
Daguerreotype
Daguerreotype
Daguerreotype

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Documentary Artifacts; Graphic Documents

Dimensions

5 7/8 x 4 1/4 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.624

Places

Probably