I.W. Taber’s, Portrait Photograph of Calvin E. Whitney, October 1876
THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:
Photographer: I.W. Taber, Yosemite Art Gallery
Studio Location: 8 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, California.
Name(s): Calvin E. Whitney
Description: Cabinet card of Clavin Whitney's bust. Whitney is wearing a suit, vest, white shirt, and bow tie. His hair is parted and combed. He has large sideburns that connect to his moustache.
Biographical Note: Calvin E. Whitney is the oldest child of Senator Albion P. Whitney and Susan Eastman. His siblings include; Cleora, Nancy Jane, Arthur, Leona, Marcella, Albion, and Clara.
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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: “Compliments of C.E. Whitney Oct. 1876. Yosemite Art Gallery, I.W. Taber and T.H. Boyd. Montg. St. San Francisco, Cal. I.W. Taber & Co.”
Date: October 1876
Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)
Owner: Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1981-835-30
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