Tintype studio portrait of two women in long dresses against painted backdrop - 2018.59.89.39_1

2018.59.89.39_1

Tintype studio portrait of two women in long dresses against painted backdrop

Maker: Unknown
Medium:Tintype; Ferrotype
Geography: USA
Date: late 19th Century
Dimensions:
Ht 9 x Wi 6.2 cm
Object number: 2018.59.89.39
Credit Line: Purchased with the generous support of the South Asia Research & Acquisition Fund and the Family Camera Network
Not on view
Description

A tintype portrait photograph of two young women in long dresses. The studio backdrop features trees with flowering buds. The lady on the righthand side is photographed sitting and wears a white bow and a jacket with leg of mutton sleeves. Her arms are folded at the waist with hands rested on her lap. The lady standing to the left of her wears a white blouse with large sleeve and a black tie matched with a white collar. Her left arm is rested on the shoulder of the sitting lady. They both are gazing directly towards the photographer.

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