Denman, Charlotte Edwards (see also Edwards) 1991-X-09

George B. Rieman & Fred H. Pray, Portrait Photograph of Charlotte Edwards Denman, 1885

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer:  George B. Rieman & Fred H. Pray

Studio Location: 26 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Charlotte Edward Denman

Description:  Boudoir card of Charlotte Edwards Denman's wedding portrait. Denman is standing with her hands, gloved, and folded in front of her. She is wearing a corseted, bustled dress of silk. The skirt has a flower design, while the top has beaded tassels around the sleeves, and chest. Her veil hangs down her back and out of shot. She is standing in front of a painted studio backdrop. Boudoir cards are a type of cabinet card, though larger in size.

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Family Affiliation:

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THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: cabinet card, approximately 13 x 21.5 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: (describe imprint, type text of any

handwritten script)

Date: 1885

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1991-X-09

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