Unidentified Photographer’s Portrait Photograph of Albion Whitney & Unidentified Man, c. 1885 - 1892
THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:
Photographer: Unidentified photographer, Zimmerman Portrait Gallery
Studio Location: St. Paul, Minnesota
Name(s): Albion Whitney and Unidentified man
Description: Carte de visite of Albion (Albie) Whitney and unidentified man. The photo is turned horizontally to incorporate the two men. Both men have parted and combed hair. Albie has a mustache. Both men wear fastened jackets with white shirts and ties. The photographer's foil text, men's fashion, and card format date this photo to the late 1880s. Cartes de visite went out of fashion around this time.
Biographical Note: Albion Whitney is the youngest son of Senator Albion P. Whitney and Susan Eastman. His siblings are Calvin E., Cleora, Nancy Jane, Arthur L., Leona, Marcella, and Clara.
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Format / Size: carte de visite, approximately 6.25 x 10.5 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: N/A
Date: c. 1885-1892
Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)
Owner: Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1981-835-18
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