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Portrait of woman

Item is a portrait of woman in Victorian dress. Black text below photograph reads, 'Wilkinson Bros. Cookshire, Que.' Inscription in black ink on back of card reads, 'Alfred and Florence with love from the original'

Wilkinson Bros.

Mrs. Orr

Item is a portrait of woman in white dress standing in front of rocky beach. Inscription on back in pencil reads, 'Mrs. Orr 80%'. Inscription in black ink reads, 'Kitimat - Aug. 1956 (Note Snow). Green stamp reads, 'August 1 (illegible)

Portrait of woman

Item is a cabinet card portrait of woman in lace shawl. Black text below photograph reads, 'Kirkland Cheyenne, Wyo.' Brown text on back of card reads, 'Kirkland's Studio Cheyenne Wyo. Finest Appointed in the west Portraits in crayon, ink and colors. Fine large work a specialty. Duplicates from this picture can be had at any time.'

Kirkland's Studio

Portrait of a woman

Item is a bi-fold card with grey card and silver embossed key design at top. Inside photograph of a young woman with a short, bobbed hairstyle. In black letterpress at bottom of inside card, "Portrait by Fulton C. Stewart, Lindsay, Ont."

Fulton C. Stewart

Group portrait of women on the steps of a building

Item consists of a beige card and overmat with darker beige border, with photograph of a group of women on the steps to a building. They all wear white or light coloured low-waisted dresses and bobbed hair, except for two women in a darker colour in the back row and one gentleman standing on a bannister at the far left. At the top of the image, a British flag is visible.

Portrait of a woman with ribbon necklace and lace collar

Item is a white card with raised oval photograph of a woman with a lace collar and a dark ribbon tied around her neck. On verso, photographer's stamp lithographed in gold, "W. NOTMAN" with the Royal Crest at the centre and a ribbon wrapping that which reads "PHOTOGRAPHER TO/ HER MAJESTY" followed by the locations of studios in "MONTREAL/ OTTAWA/ TORONTO/ &/ HALIFAX". At four corners of the design are images of medals, which read clockwise from top left, "LONDON" "1862/ LONDINE/ HONORIS/ CAUSA/ 1862" "1867" and "NAPOLEON III EMPEROR/ PARIS". Handwritten lightly at top edge, "70782".

Notman, William

Round portrait of a woman

Managed by William Hebb until 1876, when Oliver M. Hill took over the position.grey card which fades from light to dark from left to right, with round portrait of a woman with a ruffle-collared dress. At bottom right, embossed in white on a diagonal, "F. W. Wood Ltd. 347 & 349 EDGEWARE RD. ,W./ 8, 22 BISHOPS RD., W." On verso, handwritten in pencil, "112330".

Portrait of a woman with large bustled dress

Item is a cream cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom edge. On the left, "Thompson & Son" followed by a design with the letters "T" and "S" intertwined. On the right, "75 KING ST. EAST/ TORONTO". Photograph is a portrait of a woman seated by a table, holding a folded piece of paper in her right hand. Her dark dress is gathered into a large bustle at the back, the fabric draping down at her side.

Thompson & Son

Portrait of Jamie(?) Hoyt Stoughton

Item is a white card with gold letterpress at bottom edge. On the left, a design with a green shiled and the letters "L" and "S" intertwined. On the right, "Leavy's Art Gallery/ NEW CASTLE, PA." Photograph is a vignetted portrait of a woman with large puffed sleeves and a wide necktie in a tartan pattern. On verso, handwritten in pencil, "Jamie(?) Hoyt Stoughton" and in blue ink, "Aunt Jamie(?)/ Sister of/ Clara Stoughton Ellis".

Leavy's Art Gallery

[Portrait of two women both seated]

Item is in a cream coloured card-frame embossed opening, with embossed letters "Potter's Patent March 7 1865." Which is how we dated the tintype. Photograph is a studio portrait of two women, both seated, arms resting on the one armrest with fringes. Woman on right is dressed all in black, with black hat and veil - perhaps mourning wear. The woman on the left is in full skirt with black trim and black top, white collar and black hat. Both have pink tinted cheeks.

[Group portrait of four women]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of four women. Two are sitting, and two stand between the seated ones. All cheeks have been tinted pink. They are wearing fitted dresses with skirts looping in front, narrow sleeves and high collars, most wear a brooch at the throat. Style is suggestive of 1880s fashion. Hair is up, with curled bangs. All four corners of tintype are angled off.

[Portrait of a woman with hat]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of a woman in a black dress standing against a plain background. She has a pin at her throat, and a white collar is visible under her black coat. Same woman as in 2008.001.1825 but now she is wearing a hat, with feathers, flowers and a bow. The hat is in keeping with the fashion of the 1880s. In this photograph is mostly head and shoulders.

[Portrait of a woman in hat]

Item has a pink card-frame with gold details around opening. Back of card-frame is pink with gold details with space to write name or photographer's name? Tintype is a portrait of a woman from waist up, wearing a hat, hair in ringlets, with a dress buttoned down the front, with a big white lace collar. Her head is turned away from the camera. Her cheeks are tinted pink. Image is slightly blurry due to movement during exposure. Faint studio backdrop is visible in background.

Mr and Mrs Neil Gardiner

Item has a yellow cardboard frame with tintype held in by three black photo corners. Handwritten in black ink on the yellow cardboards is "Mr and Mrs Neil Gardiner "Sister of Geo. Kimber." Tintype is a studio portrait of a couple, potentially Mr and Mrs Neil Gardiner. The man is sitting with arm on armrest, the other in his lap. The woman is standing beside him. He is wearing a suit jacket with vest and watch chain and bowler hat. She is wearing a coat, buttoned up and a hat with an ostrich feather. The tintype is rounded at the top and bottom edges. Both style hats suggest the image was taken in the 1880s.

[Portrait of a woman]

Item is a black hinged case with daguerreotype inside, held in with a brass mat, cover glass and soft brass preserver. Closes with a metal clasp, but binding is no longer holding both covers together. The inside cover has the image, and back cover has a decorated red (faded) velvet cloth cushion. The image is of a young woman in a dress and jewellery which has been painted gold.

[Portrait of a woman holding a book]

Item is a daguerreotype framed in gold with a cover glass but no case. Image is of a woman holding a book, looking right at camera. She wears a dark dress with big white lace collar. Looks as though it has been removed from its case, but still in cover glass and brass preserver.

[Five portraits of a woman]

Item consists of a black matt with five oval openings and a portrait in each. All five portraits are of the same woman, in different poses. In two of the portraits there is a parasol behind the woman, in one she is holding a top hat, in two others she is looking away from the camera. The black matt has flower details around each opening. On verso, sticker with "$3.50 sw." Same design as 2008.001.1891.

Portrait of woman with pearls

Item is a marbled brown bi-fold card with oval overmat on photograph of a young woman wearing pearls and a gauzey wrap. At bottom righ ton mat, in brown letterpress, "Barrett Studio/ 327 YONGE ST./ TORONTO." On front left flap, art nouveau style design embossed in gold.

Barrett Studio

Portrait of four women

Item is a photograph of four young women mounted on a postcard backing. The image is a full-length portrait, wiht three women in white blouses and dark, plain wrap-style skirts (the one at the far right has buttons decorating the seam) and the youngest in a sailor style dress. On verso, in black ink, "POST CARD/ BRITISH MADE" and a line dividing two sections for "Correspondence" and "Address". At the far left, printed sideways, "Kestin Photographer Skipton".

Kestin Photographer

Portrait of a woman in striped dress

Item is a pink card with photograph of a woman in striped blouse and white scarf. The image has an oval shape, visible at the corners of the photograph, but the photograph has been cropped in. It was probably meant for a larger, possibly cabinet card mount, but the woman's style of dress is still close in date to the mount style, about mid-1880s.

Portrait of a woman with chair and book

Item is a white card with full length portrait photograph of a woman in a long black dress with high collar and skirt train. She stands behind an upholstered chair, holding a book loose in her right hand. The backdrop is a painted scene with large window. On verso, lithographed in gold, "P. DOEBEREINER/ Photographer." A design with a cornucopia surrounded by an artist's palette and brushes, a camera and a scroll with the image of two people is at the centre. Drawings of cartes de visites fall out of the upturned cornucopia. At the bottom, also lithographed in cold, "CALEDONIA/ ONTARIO." At the top right corner, there is the faint impression of lettering reading "L Fox"?

Doebereiner, P.

Portrait of a woman in oval frame, with striped dress

Item consists of a grey card with oval photograph of a woman with a light coloured dress with dark vertical stripes and a frilled collar. The photograph is bordered by embossed floral design. At the base of the card, embossed in black ink, "LAMSON/ STUDIO." in a decorative border, and next to that mark, "F. C. Dando./ 313 1/2 S. SPRING ST./ L. A. CAL." On verso, handwritten in pencil, "4-".

water wheel

borderless snapshot mounted on thin card of the same size. Depicts a wooden waterwheel with three female figures standing around it. Verso inscription: "May. The Water Wheel. Mr. L and I had half and hour 's argument- because I refused to sit upon the stump marked with a cross. if I had succeeded in getting on I should have fallen off backwards because it was much steeper behind than in front. You would hardly believe what a long jaw we had over such a silly thing. Mary has on the Russian headdress."

Portrait of woman

Item is a full length portrait of woman in Victorian dress. Black text below photograph reads, 'Phot E. Bondonneau 173 Palais Royal'. Black text on back of card reads, 'Cliché No. Il suffit d'indiquer ceNo poar obtenir des epreuves semblables. Emile Bondonneau Photographe Editeur. Galerie de Valois, 173 (Palais Royal.) Entree des Voitures, 1, Rue de Valois Paris.'

Emile Bondonneau

[cartoon, cabinet card]

reproduction of drawing on cabinet card. Depicts oversize bed with many women in it, and a row of cradles with babies at the foot. Across the top of the bed is printed "Bringham Young's Bedstead". Above border of image, "THIS SHOP TO LET." A quote at the bottom of the image reads "And the place which knew him once shall know him no more for ever./ MOMENTUM CIRCUMSPICE./ FOR HIS MONUMENT LOOK AROUND!"

Portrait of a young woman, graduate

Item is a folded card card with glassine tissue insert and portrait of a young woman with graduate hood (bachelors?) affixed to yellow card. Embossed at lower right of inside card, "Freeling/ TORONTO." At upper left on front of card, pink and gold embossed decoration.

Freeland, George P.

Portrait of woman in floral wrap

Item is a brown folded card card with gold letterpress on front, "DeLille's/ STUDIO./ Toronto". Inside, sepia-toned portrait of a woman in a romantic bun and a lacey, floral wrap. On photograph, in white ink, "DeLille's/ Toronto". Photograph is pasted onto brown tissue on top of cream card.

Motherhood advertisement

Print is captioned "Motherhood." It depicts a woman in a white fur-trimmed robe holding an infant in a white blanket. On verso, the work is identified as a Glaxo Baby Book advertisement. The envelope is addressed, Canadian-stamped, and cancelled.

H. F. Ritchie & Co. Ltd.

Portrait of a woman

Item is a cream card with an oval photograph bordered by an embossed floral design. At the bottom right of card, embossed in gold, "Quarrington/ 1336 QUEEN ST. WEST./ TORONTO." Photograph shows a woman in high collared velvet and embroidered dress with earrings.

Quarrington, Joseph F.

Portrait of Margaret Rowley

Item is a pale yellow cabinet card with a full length photograph of a woman in a plain dark coloured dress, with hoop skirt. The image probably dates to the early 1860s but is a reprint. She has a simple lace collar buttoned with a broach and wears her hair parted and tied back at the nape of the neck. On verso, handwritten in blue ink, "Aunt Margaret/ Mrs. Rowley".

Portrait of Mary, Catherine and Julia Reed

Item is a grey card with white letterpress at bottom centre, "THE/ DOREMUS/ STUDIO" contained in a wreath design, with "52 BROADWAY/ PATERSON, N.J./ GROUND FLOOR". Photograph shows three women in high collarded dresses. At the top edge, handwritten in blue ink above each of the women, from left to right, "Mary Reed", "Aunt Catherine Reed", and "Julia Reed".

Doremus Studio

Portrait of a woman standing among reeds

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom edge, "Cabinet Portrait/ G. C. ARLESS PHOTO. MONTREAL". The text is separated in the centre with the drawing of a maple leaf. Photograph is a full length portrait of a woman with embroidered jacket standing admist cattail reeds. On verso, lithographed celtic interlace border design with the design of a crest with a maple leaf in the centre, and the letters "G" "C"and "A"intertwined. Below, "G. C. ARLESS/ Photographer/ MONTREAL/ Wm Galt. Lith." Handwritten in black ink at top, "Aug 1889".

Arless, G. C.

Portrait of two women

Item is a grey card with embossed scroll decoration around an oval photograph of two women in front of a studio backdrop with abstracted plants and a window (probably meant to resemble a conservatory). At bottom left, gold embossed text "STEWART'S STUDIO/ WEST BADEN SPRINGS/ IND."

Stewart's Studio

Portrait of a woman in black ribboned dress

Item features green patterned paper on black-backed mount with embossed border and thin, rectangular photograph inset of a woman seated on a bench wearing an elaborately ribboned blouse and holding a fur muff. At bottom right, embossed, "Thompson Bros/ 177 1/2 YONGE ST. TORONTO."

Thompson Brothers

Portrait of a woman with curls

Item is a cream coloured card with vignetted portrait of a woman with her curled hair tied back in a bow on top of her head. She wears a light dress with darker stripes around the shoulders and lace collar with cameo. On verso, elaborate purple stamp with cherub and flowers and the text "S. PARK,/ ARTIST,/ BRANTFORD, Ont./ All Negatives for Photographs/ preserved - ready at any time/ for additional copies, by/ mail or otherwise."

Park, Seth

Portrait of a black woman in bonnet

Item is a beige card with full length portrait of a black woman in dress with hoop skirt, dark embroidery down the bust areat with button details, and a belted waist. She wears a small bonnet on the back of her head. Photograph taken in studio setting with drapery and small side table. She rests her hand on a book on the table. On verso, photographer's stamp with the letters "R" and two "h"s intertwined followed by the text "HUGH H. RITCHIE/ PHOTOGRAPHER/ 146 PRINCES STREET/ OPPOSITE THE LOTHIAN ROAD/ EDINBURGH".

Hugh H. Ritchie

Portrait of a woman

Item consists of a photograph of a woman in a very plain wide-collared blouse with large buttons up the front. The image is vignetted against a dark background. The photograph is mounted flush with a postcard backing. On verso, the text "POST CARD" is followed by a line delineating space for "CORREPSONDENCE" on the right and "ADDRESS ONLY" on the left.

Portrait of a woman

Item is a green card with gold letterpress at bottom edge, "F. C. D. Hure SHEPTON MALLET." Photograph is a portrait of an old woman in a white bonnet with long side panels seated by a table with a vase of flowers. She wears a fitted blouse buttoned up the front and a wool skirt. On verso, also in gold and printed sideways on the card, "F. C. D. Hure/ Artist,/ Portrait & Landscape Photographer./ 10, COWL STREET, SHEPTON MALLET." At top left "COPIES MAY BE/ HAD AT A REDUCED/ PRICE." And at top right, "BY SENDING/ NAME, DESCRIPTION,/ AND DATE WHEN/ TAKEN." Handwritten in pencil at the top of the card, "L-5.00"

F.C.D. Hure

Portrait of a woman with braided hair

Item is a white card with raised oval photograph of a woman with an embroidered jacket and her hair pulled back in braids. On the bottom of the card, in gold letterpress, "WILLIAM NOTMAN PHOTO". On verso, photographer's stamp lithographed in gold, "W. NOTMAN" with the Royal Crest at the centre and a ribbon wrapping that which reads "PHOTOGRAPHER TO/ HER MAJESTY" followed by the location of studio in "MONTREAL". At four corners of the design are images of medals, which read clockwise from top left, "LONDON" "1862/ LONDINE/ HONORIS/ CAUSA/ 1862" "1867" and "NAPOLEON III EMPEROR/ PARIS". Below the design, also in gold, "Branches at/ Toronto and Halifax." Handwritten lightly at top edge, "77159".

Notman, William

Portrait of Harriet Ritchie

Item consists of a photograph featuring a portrait of an older woman seated by a small table, holding a book in her lap. She wears a long dark lace scarf over her plain dress with lace collar. On verso, two sets of stamped gold borders and a third of a floral pattern surround the text "THOMPSON/ & SON/ Photographers/ 75 King St. E./ TORONTO, ONT./ DUPLICATES CAN BE HAD AT ANY TIME/ BY SENDING NAME IN FULL." Handwritten in black ink at top left, "Aunt Harriet/ Mrs. Dave Ritchie".

Thompson & Son

Portrait of Ruth Vogan Hamilton

Item is a beige cabinet card with gold scalloped edges and brown letterpress at bottom edge, "A. W. Phipps, NEW CASTLE, PA." Photograph is a portrait of an older woman in bonnet and glasses. On verso, a design with flowers, brushes, and the text "INSTANTAENOUS/ PORTRAITS/ OF CHILDREN/ A SUCCESSFUL/ SPECIALITY./ ARTISTIC/ PHOTOGRAPHY/ A. W. Phipps,/ 6 1/2 Washington Street,/ NEW CASTLE, PA./ DUPLICATES CAN BE/ PROCURED/ AT ANY TIME." Handwritten in blue ink at the top edge, "Ruth Vogan Hamilton/ Mother of Mary Jane Marshall/ (My grandmother)/ Stoughton".

Phipps

[Portrait of couple]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of a man seated, and a woman standing with her hand on his shoulder. The background is simple, no colour or decoration. Armrest of chair man sits in, is fringed.

[Portrait of a man and woman]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of a woman standing, and a man sitting. The woman is turned to the man, who is facing the camera. She is holding a book and he is sitting with his legs crossed, one hand on his lap, and the other on the armrest. The studio backdrop is of a tree. Her dress with the bustle and slim sleeves and her soft curly bangs are in keeping with fashion of the 1880s. All four corners of the tintype are angled off.

[Portrait of two women]

Item has a cream card-frame embossed opening, with embossed letters "Potter's Patent March 7 1865." Which is how we dated the tintype. Photograph is a studio portrait of two women, both standing, side by side. Both women wear hats. One on left wears a dark shirtwaist, with a striped full skirt with hair tied neatly back and little bow at the neck. Woman on right has a dark dress, buttons down the front with a small white collar, in fashion in the 1860s. Her hair is shoulder lenght ringlets, also in fashion in the 1860s. Both have pink tinted cheeks.

[Portrait of two women and waterfalls]

Item is an unmounted portrait of two women seated side by side, with a studio backdrop of waterfalls (maybe Niagara Falls), with a steamboat in the water. Bird cage in upper left corner of image. The two women wear long dresses and big hats, with feathers. Their hands are folded in their laps and they look right at the camera. Left top and bottom corners angled off.

Maude Rymal

Item is an albumen portrait adhered onto a calling card or visiting card made of cardboard. Card frame is cream coloured, and deckled. On left side is the small portrait of a woman, standing with her arms resting on the top of a chair made of rough wood. Set in a studio. Next to the image is the inscription (on recto) "Maude Rymal," in descriptive writing. It is assumed that the woman in the portrait is Maude Rymal and that this is her calling card.

Women gathered around fair tent

Item is a photograph mounted on beige card with dark brown borders and the text embossed sideways at the left, "Forsythe/ DUNDAS, ONT." Photograph shows a large group of women gathered around and in a wooden fair stall with fabric tented ceiling. On the front of the stall, a small banner with the words "United/ Calm and Resolute", the words of the King of England in 1914 upon hearing of Germany's invasion of Brussels. There are British flags decorating the stall in the park.

Forsythe, William W.

Portrait of Maria

Item consists of a cream card with light blue embossed oval at centre with photograph of a woman in black dress with pleats down the front and a small, high white lace collar inset. At bottom, embossed design of a young woman in bonnet with flowers and scroll banner. To right of image, also embossed, "FLAGG & PLUMMER/ LEWISTON, MAINE." Card is glued onto a darker piece of cardboard. On verso, handwritten in pencil upside down, "Maria".

Flagg & Plummer

Mrs. Kingdom and daughter Mary K

Item is a beige cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom, "REES" and "223 FEDERAL ST.,/ YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO." Photograph shows a seated woman with wide, popularly termed "leg o' mutton" sleeves, and a young girl standing beside her in a lightly-patterned dress with wide frilled collar. On verso, in blue ink, "Mrs. Kingdom(?) &/ daughter Mary K".

Rees

Portrait of woman and two children

Item is a beige cabinet card with brown letterpress at bottom, "W. Crooke/ 103 PRINCES STREET/ EDINBURGH." Photograph is of a mother and two daughters. The woman sits on the left, wears a tight jacket with lace sleeves and a narrow bonnet with crushed fabric decoration at brim and large silk bow tied under her neck. The older girl on the right wears a dark fabric, probably velvet, dress with lace collar and lace trimming on short sleeves. The infant on the mother's lap wears a lace dress and bonnet. Only the infant looks toward the camera.

Crooke, William, 1849-1928

Portrait of two women in lace blouses

Item consists of a cream card with yellow embossed oval. Photograph inset of two women, vignetted. The woman on the right looks towards the camera and the one on the left looks towards the right. Both wear high-collared lace blouses in the Edwardian fashion. At bottom right, embossed, "Solean(?)/ SO. SIDE/ KIRKSVILLE, MO."

Portrait of a young woman

Item is a small brown folded card card with embossed coat of arms design on front. Inside, glassine tissue covers a white matted vignetted photograph of a young woman in plaid dress with lace collar. Embossed at lower right on inside card, "F.D. Lee/ LINDSAY, ONT."

Lee, Frank D.

Portrait of a woman

Item is a cream card with silver letterpress at bottom edge, "Regent Portraits Ltd., London & Provinces." Photograph is a portrait of a young woman in plain white blouse with her short hair curled forward on either side of her face, and a section pulled up and rolled back on top - a very popular style for the 40s. On verso, "Further copies may always be obtained/ from our local Studio by quoting index/ letter and Negative Number." Handwritten in pencil, "PA61.99.8" and again in letterpress, "OR FROM/ REGENT PORTRAITS Ltd.,/ 30/31 GREAT SUTTON ST.,/ LONDON, E.C. 1."

Regent Portraits Ltd.

Portrait of a woman with checkered skirt

Item consists of a photograph printed with a large white border, mounted flush with a post card backing. Photograph depicts a woman seated sideways on a stool, with her hands on her knees. She wears a white blouse, checkered skirt and thick black leather watch. There is a piece of a mantel with flowers and leaves on the painted backdrop. On verso, the words "POST CARD" are printed sideways with a dividing line for address and correspondence. A small design at upper right indicates where to place postage.

Portrait of a woman outdoors

Item is a light pink card with gold edging and a portrait of a young woman outdoors, in front of trees and a river?, wearing a wide puffed sleeved dress with large lace front, a flat hat and holding an umbrella. On verso, handwritten in pencil, "3-".

Portrait of a woman with lace collar

Item is a white card with raised oval photograph of a woman with a lace collar. On verso, photographer's stamp lithographed in gold, "W. NOTMAN" with the Royal Crest at the centre and a ribbon wrapping that which reads "PHOTOGRAPHER TO/ HER MAJESTY" followed by the locations of studios in "MONTREAL/ OTTAWA/ TORONTO/ &/ HALIFAX". At four corners of the design are images of medals, which read clockwise from top left, "LONDON" "1862/ LONDINE/ HONORIS/ CAUSA/ 1862" "1867" and "NAPOLEON III EMPEROR/ PARIS". Handwritten lightly at top edge, "71127".

Notman, William

Portrait of Nancy Maguire

Item is a cream cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom edge, "Thompson & Son/ 75 KING ST. EAST/ TORONTO". Photograph is a portrait of an older woman seated by a small table. Her plain dark dress with lace collar has a tassled, perhaps leather(?) collar which hangs down to her waist in the front. On verso, two sets of stamped gold borders and a third of a floral pattern surround the text "THOMPSON/ & SON/ Photographers/ 75 King St. E./ TORONTO, ONT./ DUPLICATES CAN BE HAD AT ANY TIME/ BY SENDING NAME IN FULL." Handwritten in black ink at top left, "Aunt Nancy/ Mrs. Maguire".

Thompson & Son

Portrait of a woman, tinted

Painted photograph showing a woman in dark dress with broach affixed to white lace collar. Image is oval in shape on a rectangular card mount. Tears at all four corners show were cover mount would have been adhered. On verso, light blue stamp reads "Universal Copying Co./ MANUFACTURERS OF/ India Ink, Berlin Finish, Crayon, Pastel and Oil Portraits,/ also, Cabinets and Cartes de Visites./ All orders promptly attended to:/ Jeffers, Wells & Kipps, Proprietors./ Office 1436 & 1438 Market St., between 8th and 9th,/ SAN FRANCISCO, CAL."

Universal Copying Company

[Photograph of a photograph]

Item is an unmounted tintype is a photograph of a photograph of an older couple. Original photograph is in a decorative frame/case (daguerreotype or ambrotype?), and it is a studio portrait of a man and woman, sitting side by side, looking straight out at the camera, hands folded in lap. Woman wears a white bonnet and checked dress. Clothing of sitters suggest that original photograph dates from the 1850s. Handwriting on the back in pencil, not able to decipher.

[Portrait of man and woman]

Item is an unmounted portrait of a man seated and a woman standing with her left arm resting on back of his chair. There is a table in front of her, beside him with a book on it. She also holds a book, that is resting on the table. She wears a hat and shirtwaist with buttons, the sleeves are puffy which are in keeping with fashion of the 1890s. She wears a brooch at her neck. He is sitting with his legs crossed, his body rurned away from the camera, but his face looking right at camera. He holds a scroll in his hand, and wears a sash of somesort across his chest. He looks very pleased with himself. Both their cheeks are tinted pink. Top corners angled off, and bottom edge is curved.

[Group portrait with a car]

Item is an unmounted group portrait of four men and one woman sitting in a car. It is believed to be a Ford Model A car dating from 1903 which is how the photograph is dated. All four men are wearing bowlers hats, and suits with jackets and ties. Woman is wearing a large hat with flowers. Man behind wheel and another in backseat both have mustaches. Studio backdrop. Black band across top of image.

[Portrait of a woman]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of a woman in a black dress standing against a plain background. She has a pin at her throat, and a white collar is visible under her black coat. Hair tied back with soft bangs is in keeping with the fashion of the 1880s. Her hands are held together in front, in black gloves. She is shown from the waist up.

[Group portrait of three women]

Item is an uunmounted studio portrait of three women. One is standing, one is perched on a stool, and one is sitting on the ground. All three have hats, two are wearing them, and one is holding it in her hands. All wear black dresses, two have purses. There's an umbrella leaning on stool. Cheeks are tinted pink. Given their clothing perhaps they are in mourning. All four corners are angled off.

[Portrait of a couple]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of a man sitting and a woman standing with her hand on his shoulder. The man sitting rests an arm on the table and one in his lap. The woman is wearing a dress with layers in fashion during the 1870s. Her hair is tight curls fringing her head in fashion after 1876. The studio backdrop is of an interior. The man's feet are crossed. A book rests on the table. All four corners are angled off.

[Group portrait of seven women]

Cream card-frame with red vignetting and details. Backing is pink cardboard that folds out, and looks like it is the page of an album. Tintype is a group portrait of seven young women, four sitting and three standing. All the women have white bow in their hair and white lace collars that date this photograph from the 1880s. Studio backdrop used, and you can see where it ends up top. Perhaps this is a class photograph, as they are similarly dressed. Or possibly housemaids?

[Portrait of a woman]

Item is an unmounted portrait of a woman in dark dress with white collar. Brooch and ring painted on in gold. Cheeks painted pink. She is sitting and one hand rests on a table and the other in front of her, on her dress.

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