Lodge, Martha 1994-IDI-01

Unidentified Photographer, Portrait Photograph of Martha Lodge & Child, c. 1865-1870


Photographer:  unidentified


Name(s): Martha Lodge and child

Description: 6-inch diameter tin disc with enamel portrait of Martha Lodge and an unidentified child. The image appears to be colored by hand. Lodge is sitting, wearing a dress with a hoop skirt. The child is standing next to her wearing an off the shoulder red dress. Lodge's dress dates this image to the 1860's, though the object and process may date it earlier.

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Format / Size: tin disc, approximately 6 inch diameter

Medium: tin disc with enamel portrait

Description, Obverse: (identify group or individual, gender(s); identify pose, furniture & props; describe composition, background, added color…)

Description, Reverse: N/A

Date: c. 1865-1870

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1994-IDI-01

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