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    • Ankle Fetter

    • Video recording; Physical restraints; Slavery;
    • Ankle fetter made of hammered sheet iron. Reputedly of the type used on local slaves. Rattles in the pods made it easier for the master to catch or locate a slave wearing them. Normally both ankles would be linked by a length of chain to inhibit...
    • Woman with feathered hat

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Hats; Ribbons; Feathers; Women; Fur garments;
    • A woman poses for a half length studio portrait. Her gigot sleeves and extraordinary hat are perfect for the late 1890s. The hat, a riot of ruched velvet, ribbons and exotic feathers, sits above her piled up hair. The fur collar, creates the “V”...
    • Two young children

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Children; Boys; Collars; Shoes; Buttons (Fasteners);
    • Two children pose for a studio portrait. The child on the left is certainly a boy. He has been dressed in the very stylish manner which comes to be called “Little Lord Fauntleroy.” The broad and wide “collar” is of eyelet, not lace, repeats a...
    • Young woman with wrist watch

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Blouses; Skirts;
    • A young woman poses for a studio portrait. Her skirt is long and narrow, but just barely long enough to cover her ankles, not truly full length. The peplum overskirt is really saucy. The rather plain blouse closes from left to right suggesting...
    • 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...
    • Bride in embroidered wedding gown

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Brides; Embroidery; Lace; Hair ornaments; Veils; Bouquets; Flowers; Gloves; Silk;
    • This studio portrait of a bride features a dress made almost certainly of a heavy peau de soie, and is elaborately enhanced with embroidery and applied lace. The rows of tucks in the upper bodice are echoed in the forearm of the right sleeve. ...
    • 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...
    • Mrs. H. Feller & Mrs. Dyckman

    • Dry plate negatives; Clothing & dress; Country life;
    • Two ladies, Mrs. H. Feller and Mrs. Dyckman, are posing in a farmyard. They are wearing high neck, long sleeved, floor length dresses. Flowers and feathers adorn their large brimmed hats.
    • Ella Vosburgh by Big Creek

    • Dry plate negatives; Women; Clothing & dress; Streams; Forests;
    • Ella Vosburgh is sitting on a fallen log by a stream in the woods. She is wearing a floor length skirt and a high neck blouse. She is holding a straw hat in her left hand.
    • Mrs. Charles Maar and two children

    • Dry plate negatives; Mothers; Children; Clothing & dress; Vines;
    • Mrs. Charles Maar and her two children are posed on a vine covered porch. Mrs Maar is dressed in a high neck long sleeved blouse with a floor length skirt and a shawl around her shoulders. The baby is sitting on her mother's lap. The other child is...
    • Nena Roscoe and children

    • Dry plate negatives; Mothers; Children; Clothing & dress;
    • Nevada (Nena) Teator and her children are standing in front of the family farmhouse. Marion is wearing high topped shoes, a dress below the knees and is holding a large hat. Nena is dressed in a long sleeved, floor length dress. Roscoe is wearing...
    • Man and woman in carriage

    • Dry plate negatives; Clothing & dress; Horses; Carriages & coaches
    • A young couple is sitting in a horse drawn carriage. The lady has a floor length dress with large flowers on it. Her hat also is adorned with flowers. The man is wearing a hat and suit. The negative is labeled ""E. Doyle First Time"".
    • Edith Moore with bike

    • Dry plate negatives; Women; Clothing & dress; Bicycles & tricycles;
    • A young lady is standing by a tree with a bicycle leaning against the tree trunk. She is wearing flowers in her hair and on her dress. The floor length dress has lace on the shoulders and a bow at the neckline and waist.
    • Sittenham Green Children

    • Dry plate negatives; Children; Houses; Families
    • Seven children are standing on the lawn in front of a large Victorian house. The two boys are wearing knickers, knee socks and bow ties. The girls are wearing knee length dresses and bows in their hair.
    • Lady in front of house

    • Dry plate negatives; Women; Clothing & dress; Farm life;
    • A lady in 19th century clothing is standing by the front porch of a farm house. She is wearing a floor length skirt with a waist length jacket. A flat brimmed hat and tie complete the outfit.
    • 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...
    • "New York Water Supply"

    • Postcards; Reservoirs; Bridges;
    • Color image of water spilling over stair-like structure. There is a bridge in the background to the right. Letter press on front reads: Spillway and Bridge, Ashokan Reservoir, Catskill Mountains, N. Y. Letter press on back reads: Ashokan Bridge is...
    • Wrapper

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    • Paisley patterned cotton wrapper with olive green silk ribbon trim, buttons down center front, ties around inside of waist to cinch in waist at back. Lined in light brown glazed cotton. Green fabric buttons. Length: 63 1/2"

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