Whitney, Nancy Jane "Jennie" 1981-835-20

Unidentified Photographer, Portrait Photograph of Nancy Jane, Etta Attenbury & Unidentified Woman, 1870

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: unidentified

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Nancy Jane, Etta Attenbury & Unidentified Woman

Description: Carte de visite of Nancy Jane Whitney, Etta Attenbury, and an unidentified woman (Millie?). All three of the women are wearing dresses characteristics of the late 1860's/early1870's- big skirts with ruffled bottoms and large sleeves. Nancy Jane and Millies' dresses are plaid while Etta's is a solid color.

Biographical Note: It is unclear the relationship between the three women, possibly friends? Nancy Jane (Jennie) Whitney is the daughter of Senator Albion P. Whitney and Susan Eastman.

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

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:To Rae 1870”

Date: 1870

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum,1981-835-20

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