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Title [Portrait of Miss L Gillmore]
Object Name Carte-de-visite
Date ca. 1860s
Description Original B&W print on cream card mount with two gold stripes. Full length portrait photograph of a young woman. She wears a plaid dress with a narrow white collar, large dark bow at the neck, wide sleeves, braid trimming, and a wide full skirt, possibly worn over a hoop or cage crinoline. She rests her right hand on the back of an upholstered chair. Handwritten inscription on lower edge of mount: "Miss L Gillmore S Islan[d]."
(Keywords: New York)
Print size 3.5 x 2.25
Earliest Date 1850
Latest Date 1865
Subjects Portrait photographs
Dresses
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number PH01.1449
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, July 2017.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.