Scott, Mary 1978-80-36

Easterly & Company’s Portrait Photograph of Mary Scott, c. 1986-1905

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: George Bascombe Easterly (1859-1906); Easterly & Company

Active in Petaluma: 1892-1895

Biographical Note: Easterly opened a studio in Petaluma in 1892 and moved to Lake County 1895.

Bibliography:

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Mary Scott

Description: Cabinet card of Mary Scott's bust. Scott appears to be wearing a velvet dress, with extremely large sleeves. Her hair is parted down the middle and combed back, except for one lone curl. Pinned to her chest are flowers. Scott's dress, and the photographer's embossed text at the bottom of the card date this photograph between 1894-1900.

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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: N/A

Date: c. 1896-1905

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1978-80-36

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Silsby, E. 1981-835-19

Unidentified Photographer’s Portrait Photograph of E. Silsby’s, c. 1870-1875

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Unidentified photographer,

Studio Location: Hodson Studio, Santa Cruz, California

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): E. Silsby

Description: Carte de visite of an elderly E. Silsby's bust in an oval frame. Silsby is wearing a suit with a dark vest, white shirt, and bow tie. He has grey hair, and is slightly balding. The oval frame and Silsby's clothes date this photo to the early 1870s.

Biographical Note: Possible relation to Henry Silsby, his father perhaps?

Family Affiliation:

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THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: carte de visite, approximately 5.75 x 10.25 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: “Silsby a cousin of Father. Hodson Santa Cruz”

Date: c. 1870-1875

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1981-835-19

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Silsby, Henry 1981-835-21

Unidentified Photographer’s Portrait Photograph of Henry Silsby, c. 1869-1875

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Unidentified photographer, Hodson, Santa Cruz, California

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Henry Silsby

Description: Carte de visite of Henry Silsby's bust in an oval frame. Silsby wears a suit with a dark vest, white shirt and dark bow tie. He has large sideburns and a connecting handlebar mustache. The oval frame, and Silsby's large sideburns date this photo to the late 1860s/ early 1870s.

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THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: carte de visite, approximately 5.75 x 10.25 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: “Hodson, Santa Cruz”

Date: c. 1869-1875

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1981-835-21

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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.

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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

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Sproul, Clara Belle (also see Ivancovich) 2014-791-33

Unidentified Photographer, Portrait Photograph of Clara Belle Sproul Jewell Ivancovich, c. 1877-1879

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer:  Unidentified, Imperial Photo Studio, 724 Market St., San Francisco, California

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Clara Belle Ivancovich

Description: Cabinet card of Clara Belle Ivancovich standing, with her arms crossed and leaning against a fur covered studio table. She is wearing a corseted, bustled dress with buttons going up the bodice and on the cuffs. Clara Belle, maiden name Sproul, married John Elliot Jewell, and later Dr. George Ivancovich.

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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: " Clara B. (Sproul) Jewell. Mama's Aunt. Dress is beautifully tailored 1877 or 79. Gals did not use earrings but used pins in dress."

Date: c. 1877-1879

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 2014-791-33

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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.

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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: 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

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Sproul, Mary Jane 2014-791-38

Unidentified Photographer, Portrait Photograph of Mary Jane Sproul, c. 1855-1865

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer:  unidentified

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Mary Jane Sproul

Description: 1/6th plate tintype of Mary Jane Sproul sitting on a wooden chair in a brass frame. Her hair is pulled back and secured with a tinted bow. There is tinting in her cheeks as well. She is wearing a gingham dress and her elbow rests on a blanket covered studio table. Mary Jane was the daughter of Roxanne King and John Sproul, and sister to Clara Belle Ivancovich.

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THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: ambrotype, approximately 8 x 8.5 x 9 cm

Medium: Black lacquer on cast iron

Description, Obverse: (identify group or individual, gender(s); identify pose, furniture & props; describe composition, background, added color…)

Description, Reverse: Mary Jane Sproul daughter of Roxanne King & John Sproul. Sister of Clara B. Sproul Ivancovich.           

Date: c. 1855-1865

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 2014-791-38

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St. John, Annabelle (also see Whitney) 1992-IDI-02

Unidentified Photographer, Portrait Photograph of AnnaBelle St. John Whitney, c. 1895-1900

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer:  unidentified

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): AnnaBelle St. John Whitney

Description: Unique format cabinet card of AnnaBelle St. John Whitney. Whitney is wearing a corseted, bustled dress with a lace bodice. There is darker, paisley detailing along the bodice and skirt. She is standing with her hands clasped in front of her, and wearing a diamond bracelet. She has short curly bangs and the rest of her hair is pulled back.

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Family Affiliation:

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THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: Unique format cabinet card, approximately 12.5 x 17.5 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: AnnaBelle St. John married Arthur Whitney in 1882. Daughter of Isabelle Grigsby St. John Denman.

Date: c. 1895-1900  

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1992-IDI-02

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St. John, Annabelle (also see Whitney) 1992-IDI-05

John A. Todd’s Portrait Photograph of AnnaBelle St. John Whitney & Children, 1889

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer:  John A. Todd,

Studio Location: 2126 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, California

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): AnnaBella St. John Whitney and Children

Description: Boudoir card of AnnaBelle St. John Whitney with two young girls. Belle has short curly bangs, characteristic of the 1880s, and the rest of her hair is pulled back. She has on a patterned dress with a lace collar. The two girls in front of her have on white lacey dress. The sepia tone denotes albumen processing on paper.

Biographical Note: AnnaBelle, or Belle, St. John is the wife of Arthur Leslie Whitney and the daughter-in-law of Senator Albion P. Whitney and Susan Eastman. Belle's mother is Isabell Grigsby St. John Denman

Family Affiliation:

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THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: boudoir card, approximately 13.5 x 21.5 cm

Medium: Albumen processing on paper

Description, Obverse: (identify group or individual, gender(s); identify pose, furniture & props; describe composition, background, added color…)

Description, Reverse:Anna Whitney St. John Leslie.” Stamp reads: John A. Todd, Photographer, 2126 and 2128 Fillmore Street, Between California and Sacramento Streets, San Francisco, Cal.”

Date: 1889

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1992-IDI-05

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St. John, Dorothy 1991-IDI-34

Unidentified Photographer’s Portrait Photograph of Dorothy St. John, April 23rd, 1901

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Unidentified photographer, Bushnell Photo Studio

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Dorothy St. John

Description: Carte de visite of Dorothy St. John from the chest up. She is wearing a striped blouse and her hair is pulled up into a large, decorative hat.

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THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: carte de visite, approximately 6.5 x 9.5 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, Dorothy St. John. April 23rd 1901”

Date: April 23rd, 1901

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1991-IDI-34

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Stone, Rose Bailey 1994-633-03

John Quincy Reed’s Portrait Photograph of Rose Bailey Stone, c. 1880-1888

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): Rose Bailey Stone

Description: Cabinet card with beveled edges of Rose Bailey Stone's bust. Bailey has short bangs and the rest of her hair is pulled back. Only her dark lace blouse is visible. She has a chain hanging around her neck and flowers pinned to her chest. Bailey's hairstyle, dress, and Reed's duration in Petaluma date the photo to the1880s.

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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: N/A

Date: c. 1880-1888

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1994-633-03

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