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  • Description: Decorative
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    • Wishing well

    • Postcards; Decorations; Fairs; Festivals; Celebrations; Frogs;
    • Black and white photograph of a decorative "wishing well" for the Ulster County Fair. Inside are two buckets on ropes, as well as sculptures of a frog and fly.
    • Young girl in Communion dress

    • Girls; Children; Glass negatives; Lace; Catholicism; Portraits; Eyeglasses;
    • This young girl is seemingly dressed for First Communion. She would seem to be Catholic as she holds not only a prayer book, but also rosary beads. The exuberant use of machine lace for this special occasion clothing is typical of the period. ...
    • African American woman

    • Clothing & dress; Women; Skirts; Blouses; Glass negatives; Portraits
    • An African American woman wears a white blouse, probably linen, with machine lace inserts, “pouter pigeon” style in that it hangs forward, above a heavier weight skirt with patch pockets. Even though the skirt seems to be “work dress” the blouse...
    • Young woman in middy style blouse

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Blouses; Skirts; Collars; Belts (Clothing); Corsages;
    • A seated young woman poses for a studio portrait. She wears a middy style blouse of cotton or linen, the high collar of the insert creating the stylish “V” line in the bodice of the combination, a wool skirt and belt with decorative buckle. She...
    • Young woman with fur muff and collar

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Boots; Belts (Clothing); Skirts; Fur garments; Hats;
    • A young woman, young enough to be wearing a shortened skirt even though she has many womanly accouterments, poses for a studio portrait. Her narrow, 6 gore, A line skirt has deep reverse box pleats for ease of walking and she wears tall, probably...
    • Two women in party dresses

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Dresses; Corsets; Ribbons; Fans (Accessories); Lace; Handkerchiefs; Rings;
    • Two young women pose for a studio portrait. Their dress suggests that some special occasion, perhaps party or graduation. The young woman on the left as we view her wears a dress of printed fabric, her sleeves elaborated with a series of peplums...
    • Woman with bracelet

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Collars; Buttons (Fasteners); Ribbons; Bracelets; Eyeglasses; Rings;
    • This woman's hair is long and conservatively drawn back, but not upswept. Her light colored dress, probably cotton, features interesting gatherings at hips and shoulders with white cuffs on the ¾ length sleeves and cut work medallions on the...
    • Studio portrait of two women

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Blouses; Skirts; Dresses; Wool; Necklaces; Jewelry; Bracelets; Ribbons; Lace; Fleur-de-lis;
    • An older woman wears a middy blouse, probably linen with a high necked ”V” insert, above a wool skirt with welted seams. Rows of tucking in the shirt echo the shape of the “V.” Her accessories include a long necklace of beads, a decorative pin...
    • Auditorium D.A.R. Building, Hudson, N.Y.

    • Auditoriums; Stages (Platforms);
    • Colorized postcard of the interior of the Daughters of the American Revolution auditorium buildinig, Hudson, New York. Auditorium contains a proscenium stage with decorative curtain depicting the Half Moon ship sailed by Henry Hudson up the Hudson...
    • Unidentified woman

    • Huguenots;
    • Studio portrait of an unidentified woman. She is wearing a high collared undershirt with a decorative bodice with striped lapels and puffed sleeves. Her hair is tightly fitted to her head with curls at the front.
    • Portrait painting of Gertrude Bogardus Deyo

    • Brooches; Earrings; Oil painting;
    • Portrait painting of a young woman, Gertrude Bogardus Deyo, dressed in a black off the shoulder dress with a matching brooch and earrings. Her hair is parted down the middle with curls on either side and down her back. Oil painting on canvas, with...
    • Portrait painting of Margaret T. Deyo

    • Oil painting; Earrings;
    • Portrait painting of a middle aged dark haired woman, Margaret T. Deyo, wearing a black V shaped neckline dress with a white striped collar. She is wearing a sheer lace shawl at her shoulders and a white lace bonnet that ties at the neck with a...

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