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