Mitchell, Lizzie 1978-666-11

Easterly & Company’s Portrait Photograph of Lizzie Mitchell, c. 1890-1900

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: George Bascombe Easterly (1859-1906); Easterly & Company

Active in Petaluma: 1892-1895

Biographical Note: Easterly opened a studio in Petaluma in

1892 and moved to Lake County 1895.

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THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Lizzie Mitchell

Description: Cabinet card of Lizzie Mitchell. The sepia tone of the image denotes albumen processing on paper. Mitchell is wearing a black dress with a high collar and brooch at the base of her neckline. She has short curled bangs and the rest of her hair is pulled back. The big sleeves on Mitchell's dress, as well as her hairstyle, suggest this photo was taken during the Victorian era.

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THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: cabinet card, approximately 10.75 x 16.25 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: -

Date: c. 1890-1900

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1978-666-11

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