Houx, Jocephine 1984-289-01

E. R. & Addie Healy, Portrait Photograph of Jocephine Houx, c. 1896-1905


Photographer:  E. R. & Addie Healy, Petaluma, California


Name(s): Jocephine Houx

Description: Carré of Jocephine Houx, a unique format of cabinet card diagonally placed in a square frame. The sepia tone denotes albumen processing on paper. Her hair is tied back with a bow and she is wearing a ruffled blouse with a white rectangle collar. The card's format, and Healy's duration in Petaluma date this photo between 1896-1905. Jocephine is the mother of John Olmsted.

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Format / Size: Carrè, approximately 9.5 x 9.5 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…)

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handwritten script)

Date: c. 1896-1905

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1984-289-01

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