Risk, Martha 1994-633-02

Horace E. Hunt’s Portrait Photograph of Martha Risk, c. 1894-1899


Photographer:  Horace E. Hunt


Name(s): Martha Risk

Description: Cabinet card of Martha Risk. Risk's hair is parted down middle and pulled back. She is wearing a dark dress with large ruffled sleeves. There is pleating along her chest, and tassels hanging from the neckline. Risk's dress dates this photo to the late 1890s.

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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: “Risks has property on Old Adobe road cut on Old Adobe between Wagner Lane & Corona goes through ‘Risk Hill’”

Date: c. 1894-1899

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1994-633-02

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