Engle, Jennie 1992-IDI-07-p12-p18

Bryan R. Johnson’s Portrait Photograph of Jennie Engle,

c. 1863-1867

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Bryan R. Johnson (b. c. 1834 New York State)

Active in Petaluma: c. 1863 - 1867

Biographical Note: B.R. Johnson worked as a daguerreotypist, ambrotypist and photographer in San Francesco, CA (c.1856-1857); Benicia, CA (1858); Oakland, CA (1860) and Petaluma, CA (c.1863-1867).  In 1863 he established “Johnson’s Premium Pioneer Photographic Gallery” in Doyle’s Block Building on Main Street, Petaluma; in1864 he relocated his studio to Petaluma’s Phoenix Block and then back again to Doyle’s Block this time over the Morris Cigar Store.  Johnson advertised himself as doing “First Class Work” and his studio as outfitted “in the most splendid style” featuring “the late improved frosted Lites, more generally used in the Eastern Cities.”  In 1865 he studied the recent improvements in photography at the gallery of Mathew B. Brady in New York City and then returned to his Petaluma studio where he continued until at least 1867. 

Bibliography: Palmquist, pgs. 325-326; Mautz, pg. 114.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Jennie Engle

Description: CDV of a woman standing next to a studio prop chair wearing a hoop skirt, choker, and her hair pulled back

Biographical Note: Wife of Captain Engle

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size:  carte de visite, size N/A

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: “Mrs. Jennie Engle wife of Capt. Engle”; Bryan Johnson’s stamp

Date: c. 1863-1867

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1992-IDI-07-p12-p18

Reproduction rights: The Petaluma Museum Association makes no assertions as to ownership of any original copyrights to the digitized images here reproduced.  These images are intended for personal or research use only. Any other kind of use, including, but not limited to commercial or scholarly publication in any medium or format, public exhibition, or use online or in a web site, may be subject to additional restrictions including but not limited to the copyrights held by parties other than the Association. USERS ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for determining the existence of such rights and for obtaining any permissions and/or paying associated fees necessary for the proposed use.

Lodge, David 1992-IDI-07-p15-p29

Bryan R. Johnson’s Portrait Photograph of David Lodge, c. 1863-1867

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Bryan R. Johnson (b. c. 1834 New York State)

Active in Petaluma: c. 1863 - 1867

Biographical Note: B.R. Johnson worked as a daguerreotypist, ambrotypist and photographer in San Francesco, CA (c.1856-1857); Benicia, CA (1858); Oakland, CA (1860) and Petaluma, CA (c.1863-1867).  In 1863 he established “Johnson’s Premium Pioneer Photographic Gallery” in Doyle’s Block Building on Main Street, Petaluma; in1864 he relocated his studio to Petaluma’s Phoenix Block and then back again to Doyle’s Block this time over the Morris Cigar Store.  Johnson advertised himself as doing “First Class Work” and his studio as outfitted “in the most splendid style” featuring “the late improved frosted Lites, more generally used in the Eastern Cities.”  In 1865 he studied the recent improvements in photography at the gallery of Mathew B. Brady in New York City and then returned to his Petaluma studio where he continued until at least 1867. 

Bibliography: Palmquist, pgs. 325-326; Mautz, pg. 114.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): David Lodge

Description: CDV of a young boy standing next to a studio chair.

Biographical Note:

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size:  carte de visite, size N/A

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:David Lodge”

Date: c. 1863-1867

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1992-IDI-07-p15-p29

Reproduction rights: The Petaluma Museum Association makes no assertions as to ownership of any original copyrights to the digitized images here reproduced.  These images are intended for personal or research use only. Any other kind of use, including, but not limited to commercial or scholarly publication in any medium or format, public exhibition, or use online or in a web site, may be subject to additional restrictions including but not limited to the copyrights held by parties other than the Association. USERS ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for determining the existence of such rights and for obtaining any permissions and/or paying associated fees necessary for the proposed use. 

Whitney, Leona 1981-835-14

Bryan R. Johnson’s Portrait Photograph of Leona Whitney, April 17th, 1866

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Bryan R. Johnson (b. c. 1834 New York State)

Active in Petaluma: c. 1863 - c.1867

Biographical Note: Johnson worked as a daguerreotypist, ambrotypist and paper photographer in San Francesco, CA (c.1856-1857); Benicia, CA (1858); Oakland, CA (1860) and Petaluma, CA (c.1863-c.1867).  In 1863 he established “Johnson’s Premium Pioneer Photographic Gallery” in Doyle’s Block Building on Main Street, Petaluma and in1864 relocated his studio to Petaluma’s Phoenix Block. He later returned to the Doyle’s Block this time over the Morris Cigar Store and his cartes de visite from this location bare the imprint, “From B. R. Johnson’s Photographic Establishment, Doyle’s Building, Main Street, Petaluma.” Johnson advertised himself as doing “First Class Work” and his studio as outfitted “in the most splendid style” featuring “the late improved frosted Lites, more generally used in the Eastern Cities.” In 1865 he studied the recent improvements in photography at the gallery of Mathew B. Brady in New York City and then returned to his Petaluma studio where he continued until at least 1867. 

Bibliography: Palmquist, pgs. 325-326; Mautz, pg. 114.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Leona Whitney

Description: Carte de visite of a toddler Leona Whitney sitting. Whitney is sitting in a studio chair with patterned fabric draped over it. She has on a patterned dress with a white smock.

Biographical Note: Leona Whitney died at age 2 years, 6 months, 1866. She was the daughter of Senator Albion P. Whitney and Susan

Eastman. Her siblings are Calvin, Cleora, Nancy Jane, Arthur, Marcella (Ella), Albion H., and Clara.

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: carte de visite, approximately 6.25 x 9.25 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: From B.R. Johnson’s Photographic Establishment, Doyle’s Building, Main Street, Petaluma.; Leona Whitney 2 years old the 17th of April 1866

Date: April 17, 1866

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1981-835-14

Reproduction rights: The Petaluma Museum Association makes no assertions as to ownership of any original copyrights to the digitized images here reproduced.  These images are intended for personal or research use only. Any other kind of use, including, but not limited to commercial or scholarly publication in any medium or format, public exhibition, or use online or in a web site, may be subject to additional restrictions including but not limited to the copyrights held by parties other than the Association. USERS ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for determining the existence of such rights and for obtaining any permissions and/or paying associated fees necessary for the proposed use. 

Unidentified Child 1992-IDI-07-p13-p22

Bryan R. Johnson’s Portrait Photograph of Unidentified Child & Woman, c. 1863-1867

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Bryan R. Johnson (b. c. 1834 New York State)

Active in Petaluma: c. 1863 - 1867

Biographical Note: B.R. Johnson worked as a daguerreotypist, ambrotypist and photographer in San Francesco, CA (c.1856-1857); Benicia, CA (1858); Oakland, CA (1860) and Petaluma, CA (c.1863-1867).  In 1863 he established “Johnson’s Premium Pioneer Photographic Gallery” in Doyle’s Block Building on Main Street, Petaluma; in1864 he relocated his studio to Petaluma’s Phoenix Block and then back again to Doyle’s Block this time over the Morris Cigar Store.  Johnson advertised himself as doing “First Class Work” and his studio as outfitted “in the most splendid style” featuring “the late improved frosted Lites, more generally used in the Eastern Cities.”  In 1865 he studied the recent improvements in photography at the gallery of Mathew B. Brady in New York City and then returned to his Petaluma studio where he continued until at least 1867. 

Bibliography: Palmquist, pgs. 325-326; Mautz, pg. 114. 

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Unidentified Child and Woman

Description: CDV of a woman sitting, and a child standing next to her.  The woman is wearing a dress with a hoop skirt with embroidering along the hem and jacket. 

Biographical Note:

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size:  carte de visite, size N/A

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: Civil War tax stamp; Bryan Johnson’s stamp

Date: c. 1863-1867

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1992-IDI-07-p13-p22

Reproduction rights: The Petaluma Museum Association makes no assertions as to ownership of any original copyrights to the digitized images here reproduced.  These images are intended for personal or research use only. Any other kind of use, including, but not limited to commercial or scholarly publication in any medium or format, public exhibition, or use online or in a web site, may be subject to additional restrictions including but not limited to the copyrights held by parties other than the Association. USERS ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for determining the existence of such rights and for obtaining any permissions and/or paying associated fees necessary for the proposed use. 

Unidentified Woman 1992-IDI-07-p13-p21

Bryan R. Johnson’s Portrait Photograph of Unidentified Woman, c. 1863-1867

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Bryan R. Johnson (b. c. 1834 New York State)

Active in Petaluma: c. 1863 - 1867

Biographical Note: B.R. Johnson worked as a daguerreotypist, ambrotypist and photographer in San Francesco, CA (c.1856-1857); Benicia, CA (1858); Oakland, CA (1860) and Petaluma, CA (c.1863-1867).  In 1863 he established “Johnson’s Premium Pioneer Photographic Gallery” in Doyle’s Block Building on Main Street, Petaluma; in1864 he relocated his studio to Petaluma’s Phoenix Block and then back again to Doyle’s Block this time over the Morris Cigar Store.  Johnson advertised himself as doing “First Class Work” and his studio as outfitted “in the most splendid style” featuring “the late improved frosted Lites, more generally used in the Eastern Cities.”  In 1865 he studied the recent improvements in photography at the gallery of Mathew B. Brady in New York City and then returned to his Petaluma studio where he continued until at least 1867. 

Bibliography: Palmquist, pgs. 325-326; Mautz, pg. 114.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Unidentified Woman

Description: CDV of a woman’s bust in an oval frame. Her hair is pulled back and she is wearing an embroidered jacket.

Biographical Note:

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size:  carte de visite, size N/A

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: Civil war tax stamp; Bryan Johnson’s stamp

Date: c. 1863-1867

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1992-IDI-07-p13-p21

Reproduction rights: The Petaluma Museum Association makes no assertions as to ownership of any original copyrights to the digitized images here reproduced.  These images are intended for personal or research use only. Any other kind of use, including, but not limited to commercial or scholarly publication in any medium or format, public exhibition, or use online or in a web site, may be subject to additional restrictions including but not limited to the copyrights held by parties other than the Association. USERS ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for determining the existence of such rights and for obtaining any permissions and/or paying associated fees necessary for the proposed use.

Unidentified Woman 1992-IDI-07-p13-p22

Bryan R. Johnson’s Portrait Photograph of Unidentified Child & Woman, c. 1863-1867

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Bryan R. Johnson (b. c. 1834 New York State)

Active in Petaluma: c. 1863 - 1867

Biographical Note: B.R. Johnson worked as a daguerreotypist, ambrotypist and photographer in San Francesco, CA (c.1856-1857); Benicia, CA (1858); Oakland, CA (1860) and Petaluma, CA (c.1863-1867).  In 1863 he established “Johnson’s Premium Pioneer Photographic Gallery” in Doyle’s Block Building on Main Street, Petaluma; in1864 he relocated his studio to Petaluma’s Phoenix Block and then back again to Doyle’s Block this time over the Morris Cigar Store.  Johnson advertised himself as doing “First Class Work” and his studio as outfitted “in the most splendid style” featuring “the late improved frosted Lites, more generally used in the Eastern Cities.”  In 1865 he studied the recent improvements in photography at the gallery of Mathew B. Brady in New York City and then returned to his Petaluma studio where he continued until at least 1867. 

Bibliography: Palmquist, pgs. 325-326; Mautz, pg. 114.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Unidentified Child and Woman

Description: CDV of a woman sitting, and a child standing next to her.  The woman is wearing a dress with a hoop skirt with embroidering along the hem and jacket. 

Biographical Note:

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size:  carte de visite, size N/A

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: Civil War tax stamp; Bryan Johnson’s stamp

Date: c. 1863-1867

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1992-IDI-07-p13-p22

Reproduction rights: The Petaluma Museum Association makes no assertions as to ownership of any original copyrights to the digitized images here reproduced.  These images are intended for personal or research use only. Any other kind of use, including, but not limited to commercial or scholarly publication in any medium or format, public exhibition, or use online or in a web site, may be subject to additional restrictions including but not limited to the copyrights held by parties other than the Association. USERS ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for determining the existence of such rights and for obtaining any permissions and/or paying associated fees necessary for the proposed use. 

Unidentified Woman 1992-IDI-07-p14-p26

Bryan R. Johnson’s Portrait Photograph of Unidentified Woman, c. 1863-1867

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Bryan R. Johnson (b. c. 1834 New York State)

Active in Petaluma: c. 1863 - 1867

Biographical Note: B.R. Johnson worked as a daguerreotypist, ambrotypist and photographer in San Francesco, CA (c.1856-1857); Benicia, CA (1858); Oakland, CA (1860) and Petaluma, CA (c.1863-1867).  In 1863 he established “Johnson’s Premium Pioneer Photographic Gallery” in Doyle’s Block Building on Main Street, Petaluma; in1864 he relocated his studio to Petaluma’s Phoenix Block and then back again to Doyle’s Block this time over the Morris Cigar Store.  Johnson advertised himself as doing “First Class Work” and his studio as outfitted “in the most splendid style” featuring “the late improved frosted Lites, more generally used in the Eastern Cities.”  In 1865 he studied the recent improvements in photography at the gallery of Mathew B. Brady in New York City and then returned to his Petaluma studio where he continued until at least 1867. 

Bibliography: Palmquist, pgs. 325-326; Mautz, pg. 114.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Unidentified Woman

Description: CDV of a woman sitting, wearing a hoop skirt, and wearing a braided crown.

Biographical Note:

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size:  carte de visite, size N/A

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: Bryan Johnson’s stamp

Date: c. 1863-1867

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1992-IDI-07-p14-p26

Reproduction rights: The Petaluma Museum Association makes no assertions as to ownership of any original copyrights to the digitized images here reproduced.  These images are intended for personal or research use only. Any other kind of use, including, but not limited to commercial or scholarly publication in any medium or format, public exhibition, or use online or in a web site, may be subject to additional restrictions including but not limited to the copyrights held by parties other than the Association. USERS ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for determining the existence of such rights and for obtaining any permissions and/or paying associated fees necessary for the proposed use.