Penry, Edward 1979-80-04

Petaluma Photo Parlors, Joslin & Co.’s Portrait Photograph of Edward Penry, c. 1887-1895

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Amon James Tuft Joslin (b. 1839 Rockwood, New York, d. 1913 San Benito County, California)

Active in Petaluma: 1893+

Biographical Note: Joslin is associated with a controversial ambrotype taken of Abraham Lincoln in Danville, Illinois dated to May 27, 1857. By sometime in 1893, Joslin had moved to Petaluma and taken over George Ross’ Petaluma studio opposite the American Hotel on Main Street. By 1910 Joslin had moved to Yreka California where he continued working as a photographer.

Bibliography: Mautz, pg. 115.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Edward Penry

Description: Cabinet card with uneven scalloped edges of Edward Penry's bust. Penry's hair is short, and he has a faint moustache. He is wearing a suit with a striped tie. There appears to be a chain hanging from his vest. The tone of the photo and the scalloped edges date the photo to the late 1880s to early 1890s.

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Family Affiliation:

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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: “Edward Penry. City Councilman. Maze store”

Date: c. 1887-1895

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1979-80-04

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Peters, Clifford Leslie 1991-IDI-05

E. R. Healy Gallery’s Portrait Photograph of Clifford Leslie Peters, c. 1896-1905

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographers: Edwin Ruthven Healy (b. 1856-1923) & Addie G. Healy (b. Petaluma, California July 1860-?)

Active in Petaluma: 1896-1905+

Biographical Note: By 1879 E. R. Healy was working as a painter in Petaluma. In 1880 he moved to Alameda, California but returned to Petaluma in 1881 to marry Ada “Addie” Gossage, a native of Petaluma.  They moved numerous times but returned to Petaluma by 1896 to open the Ground Floor Photography Studio at 816 ½ Main Street.  They ran the studio together until 1905 when Edwin decided to start a mining company.  Addie continued to run the studio until 1908 when they departed Petaluma for Berkeley, California.  They were both buried in Cypress Hill Memorial Park, Petaluma. 

Bibliography: Palmquist, Shadowcatchers, pgs. 111-112; Mautz, pg.109. 

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Clifford Leslie Peters

Description: Cabinet card of Clifford Leslie Peters, age one year old. Peters sits on a studio drape wearing a white gown. The embossed text at the bottom of the card, and photographer’s duration in Petaluma dates the photo between 1896-1905.

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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: Clifford Leslie Peters. Age One Year.

Date: c. 1896-1905

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1991-IDI-05

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Pressey, Henry 1979-425-01-p35-p23

Unidentified Photographer, Portrait Photograph of Henry Pressey & Walter, July 1872

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: unidentified 

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Henry Pressey and Walter

Description: CDV of two men, one sitting and one standing. Both men are wearing knit sweater with bow ties.

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Family Affiliation:

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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: “July 1872”

Date: July 1872

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1979-425-01-p35-p23

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. 

Prince, Burton M. 1993-281-01

J. Ross’ Portrait Photograph of Burton M. Prince, c. 1890-1895

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer:  J. Ross, Santa Rosa, California. 

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Burton M. Prince

Description: Cabinet card of Burton M. Prince. Prince is wearing a suit with a white suit and bow tie. There is a flower pinned to his lapel. His hair is combed and well groomed. The elegant signature and artwork at the bottom of the card date the photo to the early 1890s.

Biographical Note: Possible relation to Maurice Prince. Possible relation to Prince building on Kentucky, and Prince Park.

Family Affiliation:

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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: “Burton M. Prince”

Date: c. 1890-1895

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1993-281-01

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. 

Prince, Maurice 1995-IDI-01

J. Ross’ Portrait Photograph of Maurice Prince, c. 1896-1900

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer:  J. Ross, Santa Rosa, California

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Maurice Prince

Description: Cabinet card with even scalloped edges of an elderly Maurice Prince. Prince is wearing a three-piece suit with a white shirt and a black tie. He has a long goatee. The photographer's embossed artwork, and even scalloped edges date the photo to the late 1890s.

Biographical Note: Possible relation to Burton M. Prince Possible relation to Prince Building on Kentucky, and Prince Park.

Family Affiliation:

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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: (describe imprint, type text of any handwritten script)

Date: c. 1896-1900

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1995-IDI-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. 

Prince, U.L. 1996-X-35

John Quincy Reed’s Portrait Photograph of U. L. Prince, May 29th, 1879

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: John Quincy Reed (b. 1842, Massachusetts, d. 1902)

Active in Petaluma: 1874-1898

Biographical Note: Reed worked from several different studios during his time in Petaluma.  In 1874 his studio was in the “American Hall, Main Street,” thereafter it was “Over Wells, Fargo & Co’s. Ex. Office, Main St” and finally it was “Brick Block, opposite McGuire’s Drug Store, Main Street.”  According to Palmquist, Reed was charged with arson for setting fire to property in Petaluma at the corner of Cleveland and College Avenues.

Bibliography: Palmquist, pgs. 452-53; Mautz, pg. 134.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): U.L. Prince

Description: Cabinet card of U. L. Prince. Prince's hair is parted on the side and combed. He is wearing a jacket, white shirt, and tie.

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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: “Yours Truly U.L. Prince May 29th, 1879”

Date: May 29th, 1879

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1996-X-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. 

Prince, unidentified 1994-IDI-02

Unidentified Photographer, Portrait Photograph of Unidentified Prince Man, Date N/A

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer:  unidentified

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Unidentified man in Prince Family

Description: 6 inch diameter tin disc with enamel portrait of unidentified member of the Prince family's bust. The image appears to be colored by hand. The man is wearing a suit with a bow tie and has a moustache.

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THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: tin disc, approximately 6 inch diameter

Medium: Tin disc with enamel portrait

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, 1994-IDI-02

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Putnam, Mabel Black (also see Black) 1994-633-01

Horace E. Hunt’s Portrait Photograph of Mabel Black Putnam, c. 1896 - 1900

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer:  Horace E. Hunt 

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Mabel Black Putnam

Description: Cabinet card of Mabel Black Putnam. Putnam has short curly bangs and the rest of her hair is pulled back. She is wearing a dress with big sleeves, characteristic of the late 1890's. There is pleating along the chest, ruffles around the sleeves, and a high collar. The photographer’s embossed signature, and Putnam's dress date the photo to the late 1890's.

Biographical Note: Mother of Rutherford Putnam, the husband of Petaluma mayor Helen Putnam. It seems Mabel B. Putnam was the namesake for Rutherford and Helen's daughter.

Family Affiliation:

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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:Mother of Rutherford Putnam”

Date: c. 1896 - 1900

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1994-633-01

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.