Daguerreotype Portrait

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1865

GUSN

GUSN-64661

Description

Maroon leatherette-covered hinged case with embossed floral and scroll decoration. Oval mat missing. Image is of a wrist length view of a woman in dark satin (?) cape with flat collar. Full face, slightly facing left. Glass marked at lower left corner “Covill MFG Co/Extra”

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
photographs
prints (visual works)
daguerreotypes (photographs)
imitation leather
Photograph
Positive, Direct
Daguerreotype
Daguerreotype
Leatherette
Daguerreotype

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Covill Mfg. Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

USA

Dimensions

3 3/4 x 3 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.626