Byce Family 1994-60-03

E.R. Healy’s Portrait Photograph of Byce Family, c. 1896-1900

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer:  E.R. Healy, Ground Floor Gallery, Petaluma, California

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Mrs. Lyman Byce and sons Malcolm and Elwood

Description: Full plate photograph of Mrs. Lyman Byce with sons Malcolm and Wilber (Elwood). The reddish brown denotes the photo was processed with gelatin or collodion. The infant is wearing a white gown and sitting on a blanket covered studio prop. The older son is standing, wearing a "Lord Fauntleroy" outfit. Mrs. Byce is standing behind the boys, wearing her hair in a bun, and a ruffled, Victorian-era dress with large sleeves.

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Family Affiliation:

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THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: cabinet card, approximately 20.5 x 27 cm

Medium: Gelatin or collodion on paper

Description, Obverse: (identify group or individual, gender(s);

identify pose, furniture & props; describe composition, background, added

color…)

Description, Reverse:Mrs. Lyman Byce and sons Malcolm and Elwood”

Date: c. 1896-1900

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1994-60-03

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