B.L. Atwood, Portrait Photograph of William Mego, c. 1880-1890
THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:
Photographer: B. L. Atwood
Name(s): William Mego
Description: Unique format portrait of William Mego. Hugo is sitting, wearing a heavy dark coat, buttoned at the top, with a white pocket square and collar. This image has been scanned recto & verso. The way Hugo's coat is fastened at only the top suggests the photo was taken during the 1880's.
Biographical Note: Possible relation to Pat Mego.
Bibliography: add, augment
Format / Size: unique format portrait, approximately 4 x 8 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: Stamp reads “B.L. Atwood”
Date: c. 1880-1890
Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)
Owner: Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1978-666-14
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