Murphey, Jeanette 2014-791-34

W. Brown’s Portrait Photograph of Jeanette Murphey, c. 1888-1892


Photographer:  W. Brown, Modesto, California


Name(s): Jeanette “Nettie” Murphey Rene

Description: Cabinet card of Jeanette Murphey Rene's profile bust. She has curly bangs and the rest of her hair is pulled back into a chignon. Visible in the frame is the double-breasted buttoned bodice of Murphey's dress.

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Format / Size: cabinet card, approximately 10.75 x 16.6 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: The back of the card states Jeanette was from Petaluma, the Aunt of Harry, and sister to George.

Date: c. 1888-1892  

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 2014-791-34

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