Whitney, Ella 1981-835-36

Unidentified Photographer, Portrait Photograph of Ella Whitney, c. 1880-1885

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Unidentified, Taber Studio

Studio Location: 8 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, California.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Ella Whitney

Description: Cabinet card of Marcella (Ella) Whitney in an oval frame. Ella has short curly bangs, characteristic of the 1880s, and the rest of her hair is pulled back. She has a large black lace shawl draped over her shoulders and pinned at her chest.

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THE PHOTOGRAPH:

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: “Duplicate copies will be supplied at reduced rates; when ordering the same it is sufficient to state the name in full. This negative will be preserved for two years, or for a longer…”

Date: c. 1880-1885

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1981-835-36

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