Unidentified Photographer, Portrait Photograph of Robert & Henry McCleave, c. 1865-1866
THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:
Name(s): Robert & Henry McCleave
Description: Carte de visite of Robert and Henry McCleave. The older of the boys is standing, while the younger is sitting in a fringe studio chair. The older boy is wearing an unbuttoned jacket with a bow tie. The younger boy has on an infant's gown. The red tax stamp on the back of the image dates this card between 1865-1866. Of the three McCleave children (Carrie, Robert, and Henry) only one boy lived past their teenage years.
Biographical Note: add, augment
Bibliography: add, augment
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: One-cent stamp reads “U.S. Inter. Rev. Proprietary”
Date: c. 1865-1866
Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)
Owner: Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 2004-315-04
Reproduction rights: The Petaluma Museum Association makes no assertions as to ownership of any original copyrights to the digitized images here reproduced. These images are intended for personal or research use only. Any other kind of use, including, but not limited to commercial or scholarly publication in any medium or format, public exhibition, or use online or in a web site, may be subject to additional restrictions including but not limited to the copyrights held by parties other than the Association. USERS ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for determining the existence of such rights and for obtaining any permissions and/or paying associated fees necessary for the proposed use.