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Title:
Studio portraits of two women.
Published/Created:
Great Britain, ca. 1860.
Physical Description:
2 photographs : ambrotypes, in leather case ; visible images approximately 55 x 45 mm (ninth plate format), in case 75 x 60 x 15 mm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Cased Photographs B1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Photographs
Notes:
Ambrotype studio portraits of two unidentified women, possibly related, in a folding leather case, with brass clasp. The entirety lacks identifying text. Each portrait is framed within a gilt border. The portrait on the left-hand side is hand-colored and depicts an older woman, seated in an upholstered chair, with one arm on the edge of a table. The woman at right is younger, and she appears to be standing; the image is uncolored. Both women wear simple caps with lappets.
Title devised by cataloger.
Subject Terms:
Fashion -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Lappets.
Portrait photography -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Women in hats.
Women's clothing -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Women's hats -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Form/Genre:
Ambrotypes.
Photographs.
Cased photographs.
Studio portraits.
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