Unidentified, Howard 1979-425-01-p24-p17

John Quincy Reed’s Portrait Photograph of Howard, c. 1874-1898

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): Howard (Unidentified last name)

Description: CDV of a man's bust in an oval frame.  His hair is combed and he is wearing a suit with a small bow tie.

Biographical Note: add, augment

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: John Reed’s stamp

Date: c. 1874-1898

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1979-425-01-p24-p17

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, Leslie 1981-835-17

John A. Todd’s Portrait Photograph of Leslie, c. 1894-1900

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer:  John A. Todd

Studio Location: No. 8 2126 & 2128 Fillmore Street, San Francisco 

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Leslie (Last name unknown)

Description: Cabinet card of Leslie, last name unknown. Leslie has short hair. She is wearing a crocheted, off the shoulder dress, and is sitting on a crocheted blanket.

Biographical Note: Leslie (last name unknown). She was found in the Whitney Family file, so she is possibly a child of one of the Whitney children.

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:John A. Todd, Photographer, No8. 2126 &2128 Fillmore Street, Between California and Sacramento, San Francisco.”

Date: c. 1894-1900  

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1981-835-17

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, Lucia 1981-835-28

Unidentified Photographer, Portrait Photograph of Ida, Lucia, Clara & Frances, September 1890

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer:  unidentified photographer, Petaluma, California

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Ida Klein, Lucia (Last name unknown), Clara Whitney, and Frances Raylis

Description: Carré of Ida Klein, Lucia (last name unknown), Clara Whitney, and Frances Raylis. The women all have short curly bangs, characteristic of the 1880s.

Biographical Note: add, augment

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: Carré, approximately 10.5 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: “Petaluma Sept. 1890. Ida Klein, Lucia, Clara Whitney, Frances Raylis”

Date: September 1890

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1981-835-28

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, Uncle Edstrom 1983-32-10

George Webb’s, Portrait Photograph of Aunt Eliza & Uncle Edstrom, Date N/A

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer:  George Webb

Studio Location: 400 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, California.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Aunt Eliza and Uncle Edstrom

Description: Cabinet card of an elderly Uncle Edstrom and Aunt Eliza sitting side by side in wooden chairs. Uncle Edstrom has a dark coat with two columns of buttons, fastened at the chest, and is holding a cane. Aunt Eliza has a dark dress on with a book in her hands and a scarf tied around her neck. Possible relation to Ed and Arthur Edstrom.

Biographical Note: add, augment

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: cabinet card, approximately 10.75 x 16.25 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: "Aunt Eliza, Died June 29/91-1891”

Date: N/A

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1983-32-08

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, Walter 1979-425-01-p18-p12

Unidentified Photographer, Portrait Photograph of Walter, Date N/A

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: unidentified

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Walter (Unidentified last name)

Description: CDV of a man's bust in an oval frame with cartouche detailing. The man is wearing a suit and has sideburns that connect to his mustache.

Biographical Note: add, augment

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: N/A

Date: N/A

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1979-425-01-p18-p12

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, Walter 1979-425-01-p25-p18

John Quincy Reed’s Portrait Photograph of Walter, Date N/A

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): Walter (Unidentified last name)

Description: CDV of a man's bust in an oval frame.  His hair is combed and he is wearing a suit with a bow tie.

Biographical Note: add, augment

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: John Reed’s stamp

Date: c. 1874-1898

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1979-425-01-p25-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. 

Unidentified, Walter 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 (Unidentified last name)

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

Biographical Note: add, augment

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: “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. 

Unidentified Boy 2004-315-02-p14-p7

Petaluma Photo Parlors, Joslin & Co.’s Portrait Photograph of Unidentified Boy, c. 1893-1910

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): Unidentified Boy

Description: Cabinet card with scalloped edges of a young boy standing next to a blanket-covered studio prop. He is wearing a “Lord Fauntleroy” outfit.

Biographical Note: add, augment

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

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: N/A

Date: c. 1893-1910

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 2004-315-02-p14-p7

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 Boy 2004-315-02-p32-p28

Hugh S. Anderson’s Portrait Photograph of Unidentified Boy, c. 1874-1876

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Hugh S. Anderson (b. between 1820 and 1828 Scotland)

Active in Petaluma: 1874 or 1875 -1876

Biographical Note: Anderson worked as an ambrotypist and paper photographer in Eureka, CA (1858-1865); Hydesville, CA (1859-1860); San Francisco, CA (1866-c.1895) and Petaluma, CA (1875-1876).  Between 1875 and 1876 Anderson operated the H. Anderson’s Sunbeam Gallery at 649 Main Street, Petaluma, California

Bibliography: Palmquist, pgs. 82-84; Mautz, pg. 77.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Unknown

Description: CDV of a young boy’s bust wearing a jacket

Biographical Note: add, augment

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment 

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: carte de viste, 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: Hugh Anderson’s stamp

Date: c. 1874-1876

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 2004-315-02-p32-p28

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 Boy 2004-315-03-p11-p11

Hugh S. Anderson’s Portrait Photograph of Unidentified Boy, c. 1874-1876

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Hugh S. Anderson (b. between 1820 and 1828 Scotland)

Active in Petaluma: 1874 or 1875 -1876

Biographical Note: Anderson worked as an ambrotypist and paper photographer in Eureka, CA (1858-1865); Hydesville, CA (1859-1860); San Francisco, CA (1866-c.1895) and Petaluma, CA (1875-1876).  Between 1875 and 1876 Anderson operated the H. Anderson’s Sunbeam Gallery at 649 Main Street, Petaluma, California

Bibliography: Palmquist, pgs. 82-84; Mautz, pg. 77. 

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Unknown

Description: CDV of a young boy's bust. His hair is combed and he is wearing a high-fastened jacket.

Biographical Note: add, augment

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size:  carte de viste, 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: Hugh Anderson’s stamp

Date: c. 1874-1876

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 2004-315-03-p11-p11

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 Boy 2004-315-03-p45-p45

John Quincy Reed’s Portrait Photograph of Unidentified Boy, c. 1874-1898

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): Unknown

Description: CDV of a boy standing next to a partially blanket-covered fringe chair wearing a suit with only the top button fastened.

Biographical Note: add, augment

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: John Reed’s stamp

Date: c. 1874-1898

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 2004-315-03-p45-p45

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 Boy 2004-315-13-p5-p10

Lafayette Sheppard’s Portrait Photograph of Unidentified Boy, 1888

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Lafayette Sheppard (b. 1852 Ohio, d. 1940 Inglewood,

California)

Active in Petaluma: 1888

Biographical Note: Sheppard arrived in California by 1880 and was employed in various occupations in various cities throughout the state.  In 1888 he was listed as a photographer in Petaluma and he produced many fine cabinet card portraits during his stay. 

Bibliography: Mautz, pg. 140.

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Unidentified

Description: add, augment

Biographical Note: add, augment

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: cabinet card, approximately 10.5 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: N/A

Date: 1888

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 2004-315-13-p5-p10

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 Boy 1994-633-46

George Ross’ Portrait Photograph of Unidentified Boy, c. 1864-1869

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): Unknown

Description: Carte de visite of an unidentified family (Man-standing, woman-sitting, infant-held up by mother). The man has on a three-piece suit with a bow tie, and has facial hair. The woman's hair is pulled back, and she appears to be wearing a hoop skirt. The woman's skirt, and the two line border with different widths dates the photo between 1864-1869.

Biographical Note: add, augment

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography:

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: (describe imprint, type text of any

handwritten script)

Date: c. 1864-1869

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1994-633-46

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 Boy 1999-X-05

Easterly & Company’s Portrait Photograph of Unidentified Boy, c. 1884-1889

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): Unknown

Description: Cabinet card with beveled gilded edges of an unidentified young man's bust. The man's hair is parted down the middle, slicked, and combed down. He is wearing a three-piece suit, with an up-turned collar. Based on the man's fashions and the card's format this card is from the mid 1880'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: N/A

Date: c. 1884-1889

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1999-X-05

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 Children 1978-80-20

Lafayette Sheppard’s Portrait Photograph of Unidentified Children, 1888

THE PHOTOGRAPHER/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO:

Photographer: Lafayette Sheppard (b. 1852 Ohio, d. 1940 Inglewood, California)

Active in Petaluma: 1888

Biographical Note: Sheppard arrived in California by 1880 and was employed in various occupations in various cities throughout the state.  In 1888 he was listed as a photographer in Petaluma and he produced many fine cabinet card portraits during his stay. 

Bibliography: Mautz, pg.140. 

THE SITTER(s):

Name(s): Unknown

Description: Cabinet card of 2 boys, and 2 girls--all unidentified. The card has beveled edges. The girls appear to be wearing identical dresses with white bows at the neck. The older, standing boy has on a suit, while the other has on child's clothes. The photographer, Lafayette Sheppard, was only in Petaluma for one year in 1888.

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: N/A

Date: 1888

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1978-80-20

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Unidentified Couple 1992-IDI-07-p3-p3

John Quincy Reed’s Portrait Photograph of Unidentified Couple, c. 1874-1898

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): Unknown

Description: Cabinet card of unidentified couple standing. The man is wearing a highly decorative kilt, while the woman next to him wears a ruffled, corseted, bustled dress with sausage curls.

Biographical Note: add, augment

Family Affiliation:

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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: N/A

Date: c. 1874-1898

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1992-IDI-07-p3-p3

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George Ross’ Portrait Photograph of Unidentified Couple, c. 1880s

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): Unknown

Description: Cabinet card of an unidentified couple in an semi-oval frame. The man sits in a fringe studio chair wearing a three-piece suit with only the tope button fastened, and a bow tie. The woman stands next to him with one hand on the man's shoulders. She is wearing a corseted, bustled dress with a dark jackets. She has an elaborate white lace collar adorned with flowers and a chain hanging from her jacket. The couple's fashions date this photo to the 1880s.

Biographical Note: add, augment

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. 1880s  

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 1978-666-32

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Unidentified Family 2004-315-13-p1-p1

Petaluma Photo Parlors, Joslin & Co.’s Portrait Photograph of Unidentified Family, December 1893

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): Unidentified

Description: N/A

Biographical Note: add, augment

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography: add, augment

THE PHOTOGRAPH:

Format / Size: cabinet card, 10.5 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: N/A

Date: December 1893

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 2004-315-13-p1-p1

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Unidentified Family 2005-115-48

George Ross’ Portrait Photograph of Unidentified Family, c. 1864-1869

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): Unknown

Description: Carte de visite of an unidentified family (Man-standing, woman-sitting, infant-held up by mother). The man has on a three-piece suit with a bow tie, and has facial hair. The woman's hair is pulled back, and she appears to be wearing a hoop skirt. The woman's skirt, and the two line border with different widths dates the photo between 1864-1869.

Biographical Note: add, augment

Family Affiliation:

Bibliography:  

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: (describe imprint, type text of any

handwritten script)

Date: c. 1864-1869

Condition: (note tears, foxing, fading)

Owner:  Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, 2005-115-48

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