Coggeshall, Emma (also see Elder) 1985-IDI-02

Unidentified Photographer’s Portrait Photograph of Emma Elder, c. 1866-1875


Photographer: Unidentified photographer, Easton’s Photographic Gallery, Rochester, Minnesota


Name(s): Emma Elder

Description: Carte de visite of a young Emma Elder sitting. Her hair is pinned in sausage curls and she is wearing a dark dress and necklace. She is sitting in a fringe studio chair, dating this photo to the late 1860s/early 1870s.

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Format / Size: carte de visite, approximately 6 x 10 cm

Medium: albumen photographic print mounted on cardstock

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

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Description, Reverse: “Emma Elder. Mezzo Tint Photographs, Exclusive Right, License Number 151. Easton’s Photographic Gallery, Rochester, Minn. Negatives preserved. Copies furnished at any time.”

Date: c. 1866-1875

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1985-IDI-02

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