Sproul, Clara Belle (also see Ivancovich) 2014-791-33

Unidentified Photographer, Portrait Photograph of Clara Belle Sproul Jewell Ivancovich, c. 1877-1879


Photographer:  Unidentified, Imperial Photo Studio, 724 Market St., San Francisco, California


Name(s): Clara Belle Ivancovich

Description: Cabinet card of Clara Belle Ivancovich standing, with her arms crossed and leaning against a fur covered studio table. She is wearing a corseted, bustled dress with buttons going up the bodice and on the cuffs. Clara Belle, maiden name Sproul, married John Elliot Jewell, and later Dr. George Ivancovich.

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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: " Clara B. (Sproul) Jewell. Mama's Aunt. Dress is beautifully tailored 1877 or 79. Gals did not use earrings but used pins in dress."

Date: c. 1877-1879

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 2014-791-33

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