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Title [Portrait of an unidentified woman]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Dana, Edward C.
Date August 1894
Description Original B&W print on cream cardboard mount (cabinet card). Three-quarter length portrait photograph of a young woman wearing an elaborate gown and elbow length gloves; the gown has a wide, ruffled lace collar, large leg-o-mutton sleeves, and pearl trimming; the skirt is smooth in front, and appears to be full in back, with folds of the skirt drawn toward the front. She wears a comb in her hair. A sofa is in the background at right. Printed inscription on the lower edge of the mount: "Dana / IVORYETTES / BROOKLYN, / Cor. Bond & Fulton Sts." Handwritten inscription on reverse: "Aug 1894."
(Keywords: New York)
Print size 7.25 x 4.625
Earliest Date 1894
Latest Date 1894
Subjects Portrait photographs
Dresses
Lexicon Sub-category Art
Catalog Number PH01.1447
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, July 2017.
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