Elder, Emma Coggeshall (also see Coggeshall) 1985-X-33

Unidentified Photographer, Portrait Photograph of Emma Coggeshall Elder, May 1877

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer:  unidentified 

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Emma Coggeshall Elder

Description: Cabinet card of Emma Coggeshall Elder. Elder is standing, wearing a bustled, white, lace dress with full-length sleeves and gloves. Her hands are folded and she is holding a fan. Given the white dress, and the addition of "Coggeshall" to her name as opposed to other portraits of Elder, it could be suggested that this is her wedding portrait.

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Family Affiliation:

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THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: cabinet card, approximately 10.5 x 14.5 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: Emma Coggeshall Elder. May 1877.

Date: May 1877

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1985-X-33

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