Whitney, Arthur 1981-835-29

I.W. Taber’s Portrait Photograph of Arthur Whitney, c. 1882-1886 


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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