1 photograph : daguerreotype ; sixth plate, visible image 6.6 x 5.4 cm.
The Bancroft Library
Photographer Jesse Harrison Whitehurst had numerous galleries in East Coast cities, including New York City, Washington D.C. and various towns in Virginia. The sitter may be a relative of Mary Carver Adams, who was a resident of Washington D.C. <physfacet label="Image Package Note">Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Plate: face hand colored. Mat: octagonal. Preserver: decorative with floral motif.</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Container or Case Note">Type: case. Motif: floral - goblet or urn with flowers. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 9.2 x 8 cm. Pad: purple velvet with embossed motif. Notes: blackened well (ambrotype case).</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material">Plate mark (LR): Doublé [with lamb] [star]. Blind stamped on mat (under preserver, LC): Whitehurst.</physfacet>;;;
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