I.W. Taber’s Portrait Photograph of Arthur Whitney, c. 1882-1886
THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:
Photographer: I.W. Taber, Taber Studio
Studio Location: 8 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, California.
Name(s): Arthur Whitney
Description: Cabinet card of Arthur Whitney in an oval frame. Whitney's hair is parted and combed. He is wearing a suit and tie with an upturned collar, characteristic of the 1880s.
Biographical Note: Arthur Whitney was the son of Senator Albion P. Henry and Susan Eastman. His siblings include; Calvin, Cleora, Nancy Jane, Leona, Marcella, Albion, and Clara. Arthur married AnnaBelle St. John, the daughter of Isabell Grigsby St. John Denman.
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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. 1882-1886
Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)
Owner: Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1981-835-29
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