Murphey, Georgia 2014-791-32

H.R. Lovett’s, Portrait Photograph of Georgia Murphey, c. 1888-1892


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.

Family Affiliation:

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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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