Riley, Henry 1978-666-19

Unidentified Photographer, Portrait Photograph of Henry Riley, c. 1880-1889


Photographer:  Unidentified, Excelsior Studio

Studio Location: 500 Valencia St., San Francisco, California


Name(s): Henry Riley

Description: Cabinet card of Henry Riley. Riley's hair is parted and combed. He is wearing a three-piece suit with a chain hanging from the vest, and a pocket square in his jacket. His jacket is only fastened at the top button, very characteristic of the 1880s.

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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: N/A

Date: c. 1880-1889

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1978-666-19

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