Doss, Letitia 1994-106-05

J.H. Peters’ Portrait Photograph of Frank & Letitia Doss, October 8, 1890

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer:  J.H. Peters

Studio Location: 914 Market St., Petaluma, California

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Frank and Letitia Doss

Description: Cabinet card with gold beveled edges and foil stamped text of Frank and Letitia Doss. Frank is standing next to Letitia, holding her arm, and wearing a suit with a chain at his vest. Letitia is wearing a corseted, bustled dress with a flower appliqué along her collarbone. She has short curly bangs, characteristic of the late 1880's/early 1890's. Frank and Letitia appear to be the parents of Floyd E. Doss

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Family Affiliation:

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THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: cabinet card, approximately 10.75 x 16.5 cm

Medium: albumen photographic print mounted on cardstock

Description, Obverse: (identify group or individual, gender(s); identify pose, furniture & props; describe composition, background, added color…)

Description, Reverse:Frank + Letitia Doss Married Oct. 8, 1890”

Date: October 8, 1890

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1994-106-05

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