Content/DescriptionFull length portrait of a young boy standing next to a table with decorative tablecloth. A relative of the Sherwood and Hopkins families, presumably the son of Mrs. Mark Hopkins' sister Lydia Crittenden.
[Sherwood Crittenden as a child.]
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Cased photographs and related images from The Bancroft Library pictorial collections, circa 1845-circa 1870
1 photograph : daguerreotype ; quarter plate, visible image 9.2 x 6.7 cm.
The Bancroft Library
See BANC PIC 1905.16242:059 for nearly identical portrait. <physfacet label="Image Package Note">Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Plate: face, shirt and tablecloth slightly hand colored. Mat: nonpareil. Preserver: decorative.</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Container or Case Note">Type: case. Motif: floral - variant of Lily and Rose (Rinhart no. 114). Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 11.7 x 9.3 cm. Pad: red velvet with embossed motif. Notes: spine label - 463 (from prior owner).</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material">Plate mark: [S]COVILL MFG [documented in 35mm transparency]. Accompanying note (handwritten in ink): Sherwood Crittenden. Enclosed is lock of hair wrapped in old newsprint. Note (handwritten on newsprint): Lock of hair of Sherwood Crittenden.</physfacet>;;;
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