Church, Lorin 1979-425-01-p6-p2

George Ross’ Portrait Photograph of Lorin Church, Date N/A

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: George Ross (b. Feb. 2, 1832 Edinburgh Scotland; d. ******, 1893 Petaluma, CA) 

Active in Petaluma: 1862-1893

Biographical Note: Unlike the other 19th century Petaluma photographers, Ross lived in Petaluma for many years.  Arriving in Petaluma in 1855 at age 23, he began his profession as a photographer in 1862, moving his studio within the city several times as noted on his various cdv imprints.  For a short time he was also part of a photographic studio partnership, Ross and Ormsby, on Main Street in Petaluma.  Ross died in Petaluma and was buried ******

Bibliography: Palmquist, pgs. 461-463; Mautz, pg.136.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Lorin Church

Description: CDV of an infant sitting on a blanket covered studio prop wearing a white gown.

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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: George Ross’ stamp

Date: N/A

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1979-425-01-p6-p2

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Church, Lorin 1979-425-02-p2-p1

H. F. ROBERTS’ Portrait Photograph of Lorin & Rena Church, c. 1883

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: H. F. Roberts (dates unknown)

Active in Petaluma: unknown

Biographical Note: Very little is know of H. F. Roberts’ activity in Petaluma.

Bibliography: Mautz, pg. 136.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Lorin and Rena Church

Description: Cabinet card of two young children, the girl sitting and the boy standing.  The girl is wearing a striped dress and the boy wears a plaid suit with pantaloons

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THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: cabinet card, 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: “Rena & Lorin Church 1883 about-”

Date: c. 1883

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1979-425-02-p2-p1

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Church, Lorin 1979-425-03-p29-p20

Unidentified Photographer, Portrait Photograph of Lorin Church, Date N/A

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: unidentified

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Lorin Church

Description: CDV of a man's bust. He has parted, slicked hair and is wearing a suit.

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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: N/A

Date: N/A

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1979-425-03-p29-p20

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.