Edwards, Charlotte (also see Denman) 1991-X-10

Unidentified Photographer, Portrait Photograph of Charlotte Edwards Denman, c. 1890-1899

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer:  Unidentified photographer, Bushnell Studio, San Francisco/Oakland, California

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Charlotte Edwards Denman

Description: Full plate portrait of Charlotte Edwards Denman (Mrs. Frank Denman). Denman's hair is parted in the middle, with short curly bangs, and pulled back into a bun. She is wearing a dress with very large sleeves, lace detailing on the chest, and a high collar. Faster film and camera developments in the 1890s allowed for photographers to take larger scale photos. Denman's sleeves and the format date this photo to the 1890s.

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THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: cabinet card, approximately 27 x 21.5 cm

Medium: Full plate portrait

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

Description, Reverse: N/A

Date: c. 1890-1899

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1991-X-10

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