Waugh, Elizabeth 1978-80-08

Unidentified Photographer, Portrait Photograph of Elizabeth Waugh, c. 1884-1890 


Photographer:  unidentified


Name(s): Elizabeth Waugh

Description: Cabinet card of Elizabeth Waugh's bust. The photo reads, "Elizabeth Waugh. Born Nov. 20, 1852-Sanona." Waugh has short curly bangs, and the rest of her hair is pulled back. She has on a black lace shawl with a white flower pinned to it.

Waugh's fashions date this photo to the late 1880's.

Biographical Note: Elizabeth Waugh, born 1852 in Sonoma, is the daughter of Lorenzo and Clarissa Waugh. She married George Allen, a riverboat captain. They had three children: Walter, Mary Bell, and Lonnie.

Family Affiliation:

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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. 1884-1890

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1978-80-08

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