Murphey, Lewis 2014-791-30

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


Photographer:  W. Brown, Modesto, California


Name(s): Lewis Murphey

Description: Cabinet card of a young Lewis Murphey sitting in a blanket covered studio chair. Murphey is wearing a pleated toddler's dress with a large collar, wool tights, and boots.

Biographical Note: Lewis is possibly the son of Lucy & George Murphey, brother of Harry & Georgia 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: “Lewis Murphey”

Date: c. 1888-1892

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 2014-791-30

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