Unidentified Boy 1999-X-05

Easterly & Company’s Portrait Photograph of Unidentified Boy, c. 1884-1889


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): Unknown

Description: Cabinet card with beveled gilded edges of an unidentified young man's bust. The man's hair is parted down the middle, slicked, and combed down. He is wearing a three-piece suit, with an up-turned collar. Based on the man's fashions and the card's format this card is from the mid 1880's.

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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. 1884-1889

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1999-X-05

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