Unidentified Photographer, Portrait Photograph of Benjamin Eastman, c. 1880-1890
THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:
Photographer: Unidentified, Conan Artistic Photographers, Congress St., Portland, Oregon.
Name(s): Benjamin Eastman
Description: Cabinet card of Benjamin Eastman. He has a large white beard and his hair is combed back. He is wearing small glasses as well. The imprint on the back dates the card back to the 1880s.
Biographical Note: Possible relation to Susan Eastman, who married Senator Albion P. Whitney. Her father perhaps?
Bibliography: add, augment
Format / Size: cabinet card, approximately 10.75 x 1890 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: “Benjamin Eastman, Mrs. Whitney was an Eastman. Conan Artistic Photographer, Congress St., Portland.”
Date: c. 1880-1890
Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)
Owner: Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1891-835-31
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