Easterly & Company’s Portrait Photograph of Mary Scott, c. 1986-1905
THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:
Photographer: George Bascombe Easterly (1859-1906); Easterly & Company
Active in Petaluma: 1892-1895
Biographical Note: Easterly opened a studio in Petaluma in 1892 and moved to Lake County 1895.
Name(s): Mary Scott
Description: Cabinet card of Mary Scott's bust. Scott appears to be wearing a velvet dress, with extremely large sleeves. Her hair is parted down the middle and combed back, except for one lone curl. Pinned to her chest are flowers. Scott's dress, and the photographer's embossed text at the bottom of the card date this photograph between 1894-1900.
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Format / Size: cabinet card, approximately 10.75 x 16.5 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. 1896-1905
Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)
Owner: Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1978-80-36
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