Coggeshall, Emma (also see Elder) 1984-289-06

Lewis Dowe’s Portrait Photograph of Emma Elder, c. 1877-1880

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Lewis Dowe (b. 1838, New Hampshire)

Active in Petaluma: 1877-1880

Biographical Note: Dowe worked in Petaluma as both a “view” and portrait photographer.  After leaving Petaluma he worked in San Francisco, operated as a traveling photographer and by 1904, was working to repair musical instruments.

Bibliography: Mautz, pg. 95.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Emma Elder

Description: Carte de visite of Emma Elder's bust. Her curly hair is pulled back. She is wearing a white lacy dress, high collar, and flowers pinned at the base of her neck. Elder's fashions and Dowe's duration in Petaluma date this photo between 1877-1880.

Biographical Note: add, augment

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: carte de visite, approximately 6.25 x 10.5 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: Emma Elder; L. Dowe, Photographer, Petaluma, Cal.

Date: c. 1877-1880

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1984-289-06

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.

 

Coggeshall, Emma (also see Elder) 1984-289-07

Lewis Dowe’s Portrait Photograph of Emma Elder, c. 1877-1880

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Lewis Dowe (b. 1838, New Hampshire)

Active in Petaluma: 1877-1880

Biographical Note: Dowe worked in Petaluma as both a “view” and portrait photographer.  After leaving Petaluma he worked in San Francisco, operated as a traveling photographer and by 1904, was working to repair musical instruments.

Bibliography: Mautz, pg. 95.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Emma Elder

Description: Carte de visite of Emma Elder's bust in an oval frame. Her hair is pinned up and she is wearing a black blouse with a high white collar. The photographer’s duration in Petaluma dates this photo between 1877-1880.

Biographical Note: add, augment

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment 

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: carte de visite, approximately 6.25 x 10.5 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: Emma Elder; L. Dowe, Photographer, Petaluma, Cal.

Date: c. 1877-1880

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1984-289-07

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. 

Eastman, Flora 1981-835-15

Lewis Dowe’s Portrait Photograph of Flora Eastman, c. 1877-1880

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Lewis Dowe (b. 1838, New Hampshire)

Active in Petaluma: 1877-1880

Biographical Note: Dowe worked in Petaluma as both a “view” and portrait photographer.  After leaving Petaluma he worked in San Francisco, operated as a traveling photographer and by 1904, was working to repair musical instruments.

Bibliography: Mautz, pg. 95. 

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Flora Eastman

Description: Carte de visite of Flora Eastman's bust in an oval frame. The sepia tone denotes albumen processing on paper. Eastman appears to have short hair, or short bangs, with the rest of her hair pulled back. She is wearing a blouse with white buttons and collar with three chevron stripes across the chest. The rounded edges, oval frame, woman's fashion, and Dowe's duration in Petaluma date this photo between 1877-1880.

Biographical Note: Possible relation to Susan Eastman, her sister perhaps? Susan Eastman was the wife of Senator Albion P. Whitney.

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: carte de visite, approximately 6.25 x 10.5 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: Flora - Daughter of Florella Eastman; L. Dowe, Photographer, Petaluma, Cal.

Date: c. 1877-1880

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1981-835-15

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. 

Elder, Emma Coggeshall (also see Coggeshall) 1984-289-06

Lewis Dowe’s Portrait Photograph of Emma Elder, c. 1877-1880

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Lewis Dowe (b. 1838, New Hampshire)

Active in Petaluma: 1877-1880

Biographical Note: Dowe worked in Petaluma as both a “view” and portrait photographer.  After leaving Petaluma he worked in San Francisco, operated as a traveling photographer and by 1904, was working to repair musical instruments.

Bibliography: Mautz, pg. 95.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Emma Elder

Description: Carte de visite of Emma Elder's bust. Her curly hair is pulled back. She is wearing a white lacy dress, high collar, and flowers pinned at the base of her neck. Elder's fashions and Dowe's duration in Petaluma date this photo between 1877-1880.

Biographical Note: add, augment

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: carte de visite, approximately 6.25 x 10.5 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: Emma Elder; L. Dowe, Photographer, Petaluma, Cal.

Date: c. 1877-1880

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1984-289-06

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.

 

Elder, Emma Coggeshall (also see Coggeshall) 1984-289-07

Lewis Dowe’s Portrait Photograph of Emma Elder, c. 1877-1880

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Lewis Dowe (b. 1838, New Hampshire)

Active in Petaluma: 1877-1880

Biographical Note: Dowe worked in Petaluma as both a “view” and portrait photographer.  After leaving Petaluma he worked in San Francisco, operated as a traveling photographer and by 1904, was working to repair musical instruments.

Bibliography: Mautz, pg. 95.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Emma Elder

Description: Carte de visite of Emma Elder's bust in an oval frame. Her hair is pinned up and she is wearing a black blouse with a high white collar. The photographer’s duration in Petaluma dates this photo between 1877-1880.

Biographical Note: add, augment

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment 

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: carte de visite, approximately 6.25 x 10.5 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: Emma Elder; L. Dowe, Photographer, Petaluma, Cal.

Date: c. 1877-1880

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1984-289-07

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.

Gale, Mrs. Otis 1979-80-2

Lewis Dowe’s Portrait Photograph of Mrs. Otis Gale, c. 1877-1880

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Lewis Dowe (b. 1838, New Hampshire)

Active in Petaluma: 1877-1880

Biographical Note: Dowe worked in Petaluma as both a “view” and portrait photographer. After leaving Petaluma he worked in San Francisco, operated as a traveling photographer and by 1904, was working to repair musical instruments.

Bibliography: Mautz, pg. 95.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Mrs. Otis Gale

Description: Cabinet card of Mrs. Otis Gale's bust. Gale appears to be sitting for the photograph in a dark dress with a chain and white scarf hanging from her neck. A lace collar sites on her shoulders. She is holding a book in her right hand. The photographer's duration in Petaluma dates this photo between 1877-1880.

Biographical Note: add, augment

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: cabinet card, approximately 11 x 16 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: Mrs. Otis Gale Howard St

Date: c. 1877-1880

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1979-80-2

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. 

Gale, Otis 1979-80-01

Lewis Dowe’s Portrait Photograph of Mr. Otis Gale,  c. 1877-1880

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Lewis Dowe (b. 1838, New Hampshire)

Active in Petaluma: 1877-1880

Biographical Note: Dowe worked in Petaluma as both a “view” and portrait photographer. After leaving Petaluma he worked in San Francisco, operated as a traveling photographer and by 1904, was working to repair musical instruments.

Bibliography: Mautz, pg. 95.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Mr. Otis Gale

Description: Cabinet card of Mr. Otis Gale's bust. Gale is wearing a dark suit with a chain hanging from the vest. Mr. Gale is slightly balding and has a large goatee. The photographer's duration in Petaluma dates this photo between 1877-1880.

Biographical Note: add, augment

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: cabinet card, approximately 11 x 16 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: Mr. Otis Gale Howard St

Date: c. 1877-1880

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1979-80-01

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. 

Haskins, Edna Eleanor 1986-IDI-02

Lewis Dowe’s Portrait Photograph of Edna Eleanor Haskins, c. 1877-1880

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Lewis Dowe (b. 1838, New Hampshire)

Active in Petaluma: 1877-1880

Biographical Note: Dowe worked in Petaluma as both a “view” and portrait photographer. After leaving Petaluma he worked in San Francisco, operated as a traveling photographer and by 1904, was working to repair musical instruments.

Bibliography: Mautz, pg. 95.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Edna Eleanor Haskins

Description: Cabinet card of Edna Eleanor Haskins, approximately age 4. Haskins stands on a fringe studio chair She is wearing a light dress with detailing on the front. Her dress has a high collar and a necklace hangs around her neck. Edna is the sister of Edmond Sterling Haskins. The fringe studio chair, and Dowe's duration in Petaluma date this photo between 1877-1880.

Biographical Note: add, augment

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment 

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: cabinet card, approximately 10.75 x 16 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: Edna Eleanor Haskins Sister of Uncle Edmond Sterling Haskins. L. Dowe, Photographer, Petaluma, Cal.

Date: c. 1877-1880

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1861-IDI-02

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.

 

Ivancovich, Clara Belle Sproul (also see Sproul) 2014-791-29

Lewis Dowe’s Portrait Photograph of Clara Belle Ivancovich, May 18th, 1877

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Lewis Dowe (b. 1838, New Hampshire)

Active in Petaluma: 1877-1880

Biographical Note: Dowe worked in Petaluma as both a “view” and portrait photographer.  After leaving Petaluma he worked in San Francisco, operated as a traveling photographer and by 1904, was working to repair musical instruments.

Bibliography: Mautz, pg.95.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Clara Bella Ivancovich

Description: Carte de visite of Clara Belle Ivancovich's bust in an oval frame. She has short curly bangs and the rest of her hair is pulled back. She is wearing a white ruffled collar, and crocheted bow.

Biographical Note: add, augment

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: carte de visite, approximately 6.25 x 10.5 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: Class picture May 18th, 1877; L. Dowe, Photographer, Petaluma, Cal.

Date: May 18th, 1877

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 2014-791-29

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.

 

 

Ivancovich, Clara Belle Sproul (also see Sproul) 2014-791-35

Lewis Dowe’s Portrait Photograph of Clara Belle Ivancovich, c. 1877-1879

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Lewis Dowe (b. 1838, New Hampshire)

Active in Petaluma: 1877-1880

Biographical Note: Dowe worked in Petaluma as both a “view” and portrait photographer. After leaving Petaluma he worked in San Francisco, operated as a traveling photographer and by 1904, was working to repair musical instruments.

Bibliography: Mautz, pg. 95.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Clara Belle Ivancovich

Description: Cabinet card of Clara Belle Ivancovich sitting, with one arm resting against her face and the other holding the place of a book on a studio table. She is wearing a dress with ruffled cuffs and a lacy bow collar. Clara Belle, maiden name Sproul, married John Elliot Jewell, and later Dr. George Ivancovich.

Biographical Note: add, augment

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

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: To JE Jewell. L. Dowe, Photographer, Petaluma, Cal.

Date: c. 1877-1879

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 2014-791-35

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. 

 

McNear, Clara 2006-1-78

Lewis Dowe’s Portrait Photograph of Elizabeth Bailey "Betsy" Williams & Clara McNear, c. 1877-1880

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Lewis Dowe (b. 1838, New Hampshire)

Active in Petaluma: 1877-1880

Biographical Note: Dowe worked in Petaluma as both a “view” and portrait photographer. After leaving Petaluma he worked in San Francisco, operated as a traveling photographer and by 1904, was working to repair musical instruments.

Bibliography: Mautz, pg.95.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Elizabeth Bailey "Betsy" Williams & Clara McNear

Description: Cabinet card of Betsy Williams and Clara McNear. Williams, age 90 years, holds her great granddaughter, Clara Williams (Clara McNear), age 5 months, who appears to be wearing a communion gown.

Biographical Note: George B. Williams was the father of Clarinda (Clara) D. Williams (later McNear) and the cousin of John A. McNear. Clara was the wife of John A. McNear (her father's cousin). They were married in 1854 in Mississippi. Clara D. Williams died in San Francisco on January 17, 1866 (age 29 probably due to complications of childbirth). She had five children, only one survived (George P. McNear who later married Ida Bell Denman (his second wife -- his first wife, his high school sweetheart, died in a steamboat explosion). The McNears lived on the corner of Fourth and D St. (now the location of the Post Office).

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

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: The Betsy Williams 90 years. Clara McNear 5 months. Great-Great-Grand Mother. For the Maria Wright from the Eliza Garrett.

Date: c. 1877-1880

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 2006-1-78

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. 

Mecham, Harrison 2000-113-03

Lewis Dowe’s Portrait Photograph of Harrison Mecham, c. 1877-1880

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Lewis Dowe (b. 1838, New Hampshire)

Active in Petaluma: 1877-1880

Biographical Note: Dowe worked in Petaluma as both a “view” and portrait photographer. After leaving Petaluma he worked in San Francisco, operated as a traveling photographer and by 1904, was working to repair musical instruments.

Bibliography: Mautz, pg. 95.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Harrison Mecham Sr.

Description: Cabinet card of Harrison Mecham Sr.'s bust. Meacham has a large beard and is wearing a three-piece suit. Dowe's duration in Petaluma dates this photo between 1877-1880. A local philanthropist, Mecham is responsible for donating the Hebe Fountain to Petaluma in 1891, and planting the thousands of eucalyptus trees along Stony Point. Mecham was born in 1833 and passed away in 1909.

Biographical Note: Harrison Mecham PDF

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

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: Harrison Mecham

Date: c. 1877-1880

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 2000-113-03

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. 

Sproul, Clara Belle (also see Ivancovich) 2014-791-29

Lewis Dowe’s Portrait Photograph of Clara Belle Ivancovich, May 18th, 1877

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Lewis Dowe (b. 1838, New Hampshire)

Active in Petaluma: 1877-1880

Biographical Note: Dowe worked in Petaluma as both a “view” and portrait photographer.  After leaving Petaluma he worked in San Francisco, operated as a traveling photographer and by 1904, was working to repair musical instruments.

Bibliography: Mautz, pg. 95.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Clara Bella Ivancovich

Description: Carte de visite of Clara Belle Ivancovich's bust in an oval frame. She has short curly bangs and the rest of her hair is pulled back. She is wearing a white ruffled collar, and crocheted bow.

Biographical Note: add, augment

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: carte de visite, approximately 6.25 x 10.5 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: Class picture May 18th, 1877; L. Dowe, Photographer, Petaluma, Cal.

Date: May 18th, 1877

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 2014-791-29

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.

Sproul, Clara Belle (also see Ivancovich) 2014-791-35

Lewis Dowe’s Portrait Photograph of Clara Belle Ivancovich, c. 1877-1879

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Lewis Dowe (b. 1838, New Hampshire)

Active in Petaluma: 1877-1880

Biographical Note: Dowe worked in Petaluma as both a “view” and portrait photographer. After leaving Petaluma he worked in San Francisco, operated as a traveling photographer and by 1904, was working to repair musical instruments.

Bibliography: Mautz, pg. 95.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Clara Belle Ivancovich

Description: Cabinet card of Clara Belle Ivancovich sitting, with one arm resting against her face and the other holding the place of a book on a studio table. She is wearing a dress with ruffled cuffs and a lacy bow collar. Clara Belle, maiden name Sproul, married John Elliot Jewell, and later Dr. George Ivancovich.

Biographical Note: add, augment

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

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: To JE Jewell. L. Dowe, Photographer, Petaluma, Cal.

Date: c. 1877-1879

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 2014-791-35

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. 

Waugh, Henry 1978-80-38

Lewis Dowe’s Portrait Photograph of Henry Waugh & Mrs. Waugh, c. 1877-1880

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Lewis Dowe (b. 1838, New Hampshire)

Active in Petaluma: 1877-1880

Biographical Note: Dowe worked in Petaluma as both a “view” and portrait photographer.  After leaving Petaluma he worked in San Francisco, operated as a traveling photographer and by 1904, was working to repair musical instruments.

Bibliography: Mautz, pg. 95. 

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Henry Waugh and Mrs. Waugh

Description: Carte de visite of Henry Waugh and his wife. Mrs. Waugh wears a corseted, bustled dress with bows on the skirt and blouse. There is cinched detailing along the skirt and sleeves, and pleated ruffles along the skirt's hemline. The collar of the dress is a lacy bow. Her hair is done in sausage curls. Her hand rest's on Henry's shoulder, who is sitting next to her. He wears a three-piece suit with a white tie and shirt. His arm rests on a studio prop table.

Biographical Note: add, augment

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size:  carte de visite, approximately 6.5 x 10.5 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: L. Dowe, Photographer, Petaluma, Cal.

Date: c. 1877-1880

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1978-80-38

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. 

Waugh, Mrs. Henry 1978-80-38

Lewis Dowe’s Portrait Photograph of Henry Waugh & Mrs. Waugh, c. 1877-1880

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Lewis Dowe (b. 1838, New Hampshire)

Active in Petaluma: 1877-1880

Biographical Note: Dowe worked in Petaluma as both a “view” and portrait photographer.  After leaving Petaluma he worked in San Francisco, operated as a traveling photographer and by 1904, was working to repair musical instruments.

Bibliography: Mautz, pg. 95. 

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Henry Waugh and Mrs. Waugh

Description: Carte de visite of Henry Waugh and his wife. Mrs. Waugh wears a corseted, bustled dress with bows on the skirt and blouse. There is cinched detailing along the skirt and sleeves, and pleated ruffles along the skirt's hemline. The collar of the dress is a lacy bow. Her hair is done in sausage curls. Her hand rest's on Henry's shoulder, who is sitting next to her. He wears a three-piece suit with a white tie and shirt. His arm rests on a studio prop table.

Biographical Note: add, augment

Family Affiliation:

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THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size:  carte de visite, approximately 6.5 x 10.5 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: L. Dowe, Photographer, Petaluma, Cal.

Date: c. 1877-1880

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1978-80-38

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, Albie 1981-835-03

Lewis Dowe’s Portrait Photograph of Albie, Ella & Clara Whitney, c. 1877-1880

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Lewis Dowe (b. 1838, New Hampshire)

Active in Petaluma: 1877-1880

Biographical Note: Dowe worked in Petaluma as both a “view” and portrait photographer. After leaving Petaluma he worked in San Francisco, operated as a traveling photographer and by 1904, was working to repair musical instruments.

Bibliography: Mautz, pg. 95.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Albie, Ella & Clara Whitney

Description: Cabinet card of Albie, Ella, and Clara Whitney. Ella and Clara are wearing dresses with buttons down the chest. Clara sits on a fringed studio chair wearing white tights and leather boots, while Ella stands behind her. Albie stands next to Ella wearing a child's suit. The studio chair, and Dowe's duration in Petaluma dates the photo to the late 1870's.

Biographical Note: add, augment

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

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: Albie, Ella, Clara

Date: c. 1877-1880

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1981-835-03

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, Clara 1981-835-03

Lewis Dowe’s Portrait Photograph of Albie, Ella & Clara Whitney, c. 1877-1880

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Lewis Dowe (b. 1838, New Hampshire)

Active in Petaluma: 1877-1880

Biographical Note: Dowe worked in Petaluma as both a “view” and portrait photographer. After leaving Petaluma he worked in San Francisco, operated as a traveling photographer and by 1904, was working to repair musical instruments.

Bibliography: Mautz, pg. 95.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Albie, Ella & Clara Whitney

Description: Cabinet card of Albie, Ella, and Clara Whitney. Ella and Clara are wearing dresses with buttons down the chest. Clara sits on a fringed studio chair wearing white tights and leather boots, while Ella stands behind her. Albie stands next to Ella wearing a child's suit. The studio chair, and Dowe's duration in Petaluma dates the photo to the late 1870's.

Biographical Note: add, augment

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

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: Albie, Ella, Clara

Date: c. 1877-1880

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1981-835-03

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, Clara 1981-835-09

Lewis Dowe’s Portrait Photograph of Clara Whitney, c. 1877-1880 

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Lewis Dowe (b. 1838, New Hampshire)

Active in Petaluma: 1877-1880

Biographical Note: Dowe worked in Petaluma as both a “view” and portrait photographer.  After leaving Petaluma he worked in San Francisco, operated as a traveling photographer and by 1904, was working to repair musical instruments.

Bibliography: Mautz, pg. 95.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Clara Whitney

Description: Carte de visite of a young Clara Whitney sitting. Whitney wears a dark blouse with large white buttons on the chest and a white lace bib. She is leaning against a fringed studio prop chair. The fringe studio chair, and Dowe's duration in Petaluma date this photo between 1877-1880.

Biographical Note: Clara Whitney was born in Petaluma to Senator Albion P. Whitney and Susan Eastman. Her siblings include; Calvin E., Cleora, Nancy Jane, Arthur L., Leona, Marcella, and Albion.

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size:  carte de visite, approximately 6.25 x 10.5 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: Clara Whitney; L. Dowe, Photographer, Petaluma, Cal.

Date: c. 1877-1880

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1981-835-09

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, Ella 1981-835-03

Lewis Dowe’s Portrait Photograph of Albie, Ella & Clara Whitney, c. 1877-1880

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Lewis Dowe (b. 1838, New Hampshire)

Active in Petaluma: 1877-1880

Biographical Note: Dowe worked in Petaluma as both a “view” and portrait photographer. After leaving Petaluma he worked in San Francisco, operated as a traveling photographer and by 1904, was working to repair musical instruments.

Bibliography: Mautz, pg. 95.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Albie, Ella & Clara Whitney

Description: Cabinet card of Albie, Ella, and Clara Whitney. Ella and Clara are wearing dresses with buttons down the chest. Clara sits on a fringed studio chair wearing white tights and leather boots, while Ella stands behind her. Albie stands next to Ella wearing a child's suit. The studio chair, and Dowe's duration in Petaluma dates the photo to the late 1870's.

Biographical Note: add, augment

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

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: Albie, Ella, Clara

Date: c. 1877-1880

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1981-835-03

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.