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Item Details
Public
Available to everyone
Culture
American
Title
[Portrait of an unidentified woman]
Work Type
Photograph, Cabinet Card
Date
1885-1895
Location
39.9427041
-75.1589857
Material
Albumen print
Measurements
Image 14 x 10.5 centimeters (5.5 x 4.12 inches)
Mount 16.5 x 11 centimeters (6.5 x 4.25 inches)
Description
Three-quarter length cabinet card portrait of a standing woman. She is dressed in a high neck bodice worn tightly over skirt to the hips with fitted sleeves and a short waist. The bodice is buttoned up the front with three rows of pin tuck pleats on either side. Around her neck is a thin gathered scarf held in the front by a thin rectangular brooch. Her skirt is a narrow skirt with folds and draping in a heavy dark material. The back appears to be bustled. The skirt also displays three rows of pin tuck pleats around the bottom hem as seen in the folded piece in the photograph. Her hair is parted in the middle and pulled back into a bun in the back. A few short curly strands of hair are out in the front, possibly bangs, which were also popular to part in the middle in the late 1880s. She is wearing small drop ball earrings, long strand of beads hanging down to her waist, and bead bracelet(s) on her left arm. Her right arm is folded behind her back across her waist. She is resting her left arm on a hip-high pillar wrapped in ivy vines and to her right is a rustic, wooden fence.
The paper photograph is adhered to cardstock. At the bottom of the cardstock, recto, is inscribed the name and address of the portraiture studio: Parlor Gallery/525 S. Ninth Street/Philadelphia. The Parlor Gallery operated for approximately thirty years, from the 1880s until the early 1900s.
The object is in good condition with light mold damage.
Repository
Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Museums, and Press
Accession Number
2001.0017.0001c
Related Item
Same photographic studio as 2001.0017.0003 and 2001.0017.0017 in the collection.
Related to 2001.0017.0001, view of recto
ID Number
2001.0017.0001c
Physical Location of Original
GRA 0135, Box 1
Acquisition Information
Donated by the Porter Family - Neil, Reba and Jessica
Notes
Title devised by cataloger, November 2017
Reproduction Note
Capture device: Plustek OpticBook A300; Photoshop CS5 Extended. Settings: 600ppi; 24-bit color.
Digital Collection Name
The Baltimore Collection: 19th and 20th century Portrait Photographs
Rights
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License
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File Properties
File Name
2001.0017.0001c.tif
SSID
21822080

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