H.R. Lovett’s, Portrait Photograph of Georgia Murphey, c. 1888-1892
THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:
Photographer: H.R. Lovett, Modesto, California
Name(s): Georgia Murphey
Description: Cabinet card of a young Georgia Murphey standing next to a studio prop stool. The sepia tone denotes albumen processing on paper. She is wearing a gingham dress with black cuffs, pleats along the skirt, and a white collar.
Biographical Note: Georgia is possibly the daughter of Lucy & George Murphey, sister of Lewis & Harry Murphey, and related to Clara Belle Ivancovich.
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Format / Size: cabinet card, approximately 10.75 x 16.5 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: “Georgia Murphey, H.R. Lovett, Modesto, Cal.”
Date: c. 1888-1892
Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)
Owner: Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 2014-791-32
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