Cabinet card studio portrait of Ada Mitchell - 2018.59.89.31_1


Cabinet card studio portrait of Ada Mitchell

Maker: James O. Durgan
Medium:Albumen or gelatin silver print mounted on board
Geography: Norwich, Connecticut, USA
Date: October 22, 1898
Period: 19th Century
Ht 16.5 x Wi 10.6 cm
Object number: 2018.59.89.31
Credit Line: Purchased with the generous support of the South Asia Research & Acquisition Fund and the Family Camera Network
Not on view

A sepia cabinet card photograph of a young girl in a dark coloured dress with leg of mutton sleeves and high collar pinned with a brooch. Her head and shoulders are pictured and she gazes to the left of the photographer. Her hair is pulled back with a right side part separated by a braid. Printed at the bottom of the card stock is a studio insignia, name, "Durgan" and location information, "NORWICH, CONN". An inscription on the back of the photo reads in pencil, "Ada Mitchell OCT 22 1898"

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