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    • Young woman with diploma

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Diplomas; Hair ornaments; Lace;
    • A young woman with a diploma poses for a studio portrait. This could be a High School graduation photo. Note the much higher hem line with the use of lace flourishes and her hair down with a huge bow. She is young enough to wear a short hemmed...
    • 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...
    • Woman with velvet ribbon

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Ribbons; Dresses; Hairstyles;
    • This woman's light weight dress with wide décolletage suggests that she is dressed for some occasion. Both narrow and wide bands of velvet ribbon add drama to the ensemble. Her hair is upswept and has a band which may include a comb but surely...
    • Young woman with corsage

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Hats; Collars; Lace; Blouses; Skirts; Belts (Clothing); Gloves; Handkerchiefs; Corsages; Coats; Jewelry;
    • This young person's hair is upswept and on it sits a marvelous hat of velvet, ruched velvet and jewelry. Her blouse has a high stiff collar and tucks, lace and a piece of fine jewelry. Around her neck and hanging down front is a long chain with...
    • Young girl in ruffled bonnet

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Girls; Children; Collars; Dresses; Hats; Bonnets; Straw hats; Shoes; Hosiery; Lace;
    • This young girl's dress is certainly silk, as the light reflects from it. The deep handkerchief-pointed collar is further enhanced with the addition of wide lace. Lace can also be seen on the hem of her petticoat. Ruffles inside her bonnet echo...
    • Bride with corseted waist

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Brides; Corsets; Hairstyles; Dresses; Embroidery; Gloves; Veils;
    • This studio portrait of a seated bride with upswept hair, high neckline and pouter pigeon style bodice is characteristic of middle/upper-middle class women's garments of this period. The bridal gown's bodice is adorned with a variety of...
    • Jennie Stall in wedding dress

    • Dry plate negatives; Wedding clothing & dress; Women;
    • This photo was labeled ""Jennie Stall in Wedding Dress"".A young lady is wearing a floor length, high neck, white dress with ruffles at the hem. Lace adorns the long sleeves and collar of the dress. A large bow is at the neckline and a smaller bow...
    • Ann Bevier Hasbrouck, 1840?

    • Huguenots;
    • Waist high black and white studio portrait of Ann Bevier Hasbrouck at about 13 years old. She has a large white bonnet on her head, which had a deep brim and long drooping ends that reach slightly below the chin line. Her shoulders and part of her...
    • Huswif with roller prints

    • Huguenots;
    • Hand sewn, rectangular shaped with one rounded end. The back of the huswif is a pinkish orange cotton fabric with a brown sprig design. The rounded end is a red fabric with a large rose, block printed in red and blue. The entire huswif is edged in...
    • This card doth bring to your very door...

    • Watercolor painting; Celebrations; Christmas cards;
    • Hand painted watercolor card of a woman in a long pink dress, with a blue shawl with red and green flowers at the hem. A blue bonnet, with a red feather and blue ribbon, is on her head. The woman is holding a basket outside an elaborate gray stone...
    • Young girl seated

    • Children; Portrait photographs; Cartes de visite;
    • A young girl, a toddler actually, sits in a chair. Her velvet dress with a wide sash seems absurdly large for a child of her size. Above the hem of the dress is a wide contrasting band. Dark high-top boots are on her feet, which rest on a stool...
    • Young lady standing by a drapery

    • Women; Portrait photographs; Cartes de visite;
    • For her studio portrait,this young lady stands by a draper. She is wearing a voluminous satin dress that is bedecked with lines of velvet ribbons - on the bodice, the sleeves, and above the hem. Her long black hair is parted sharply in the center...

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