Murphey, Jeanette 2014-791-37

Barnett’s Portrait Photograph of Jeanette “Nettie” Murphey, c. 1888-1892


Photographer:  Barnett, Modesto, California


Name(s): Jeanette “Nettie” Murphey

Description: Cabinet card of Jeanette Murphey Rene's bust. She has curly bangs and the rest of her hair is pulled back. Murphey is wearing a dress with buttons going up the bodice and a brooch pinned at the base of her collar. The back of the card states the photo is likely Jeanette "Nettie" Murphey Rene, the sister of George Murphey, though it may be his other sister.

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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:Jeanette Murphey”

Date: c. 1888-1892

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 2014-791-37

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