Whitfield, Unidentified 1981-835-05

Unidentified Photographer’s Portrait Photograph of Whitfield Woman, c. 1862-1866

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Unidentified Photographer, Bradley & Rulofson

Studio Location: 429 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, California

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Unknown Whitfield woman

Description: Carte de visite of an unidentified Whitfield woman. The card is a great example of tinting used in the mid-1860s. The woman is looking over her shoulder. There is pink detailing around her collar, and rosiness in her lips and cheeks. Her hair pulled back into a chignon and secured with a pearl crown.

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THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: carte de visite, approximately 6.25 x 10.5 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:1869 Whitfield. Bradley & Rulofson 429 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, Cal. Additional copies can be had at any time”

Date: c. 1862-1866

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1981-835-05

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