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[Dog portrait]

Silver gelatin print that has been adhered to the centre of a matt board. Matt board is grey. Image is a portrait of a bulldog, standing on all fours on a step of a porch outside a house, door in background. Dog is facing camera but is turned slightly sideways, looking to its right. Inscription on verso "$15/4."

[Group portrait of four men]

Item is an unmounted group portrait, outdoors but with studio backdrop set up, two men sitting on the grass and two in chairs. In front of the men, is an 'x' made of wood used to hold up a rifle. All men wear vests, hats and sport mustaches. Man on right, on grass, is holding a pipe. Man on right, sitting on backwards chair, has a chain watch. Top and bottom left corners are cut at an angle.

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 Wiliam(sic) Stoughton

Item is a pink cabinet card with brown letterpress at bottom edge. On the left, "Phipps" and on the right "NEW CASTLE, PA." In the centre, a design with the letters "A" "W" and "P" intertwined. Photograph is a vignetted portrait of an old man with a long white beard in a wool sack coat and matching waistcoat. On verso, interlace border lithographed in brown ink, and another intertwined letter design, the same as on the recto. This graphic is followed by the text "ARTISTIC/ Photographer/ A. W. Phipps/ 72 1/2 WASHINGTON ST./ NEW CASTLE,/ PA." Handwritten in blue ink at the top edge, "Wiliam(sic) Stoughton/ My Mother's father/ Clara W. Soughton Ellis".

Phipps

Portrait of a newsboy

Item consists of a cream card with embossed text at bottom edge, "DINGELDEY'S/ 780 JEFFERSON ST./ BUFFALO, N.Y." Photograph shows a boy with loose dress shirt and cropped pants holding a newspaper and wearing a beaten hat which looks to be fashioned out of newspaper.

Dingeldey's

[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.

[Two men in top hats]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of two young men, dressed in black suit jackets, with top hats. They are sitting side by side, one on right is holding an umbrella, and one on left a can. Dressed in gentleman's attire. Two top corners are angled off.

[Portrait of two boys]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of one young boy and one adolescant boy. The older one sits in a chair, while the younger perches on the armrest. The younger boy is wearing a suit with vest and jacket, top two buttons done only. The older boy has no jacket, but wears a vest with a tie. He is leaning his arm against opposite armrest, with legs crossed. Casual pose.

[Portrait of a seated man with framed photograph and hat on table]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of a seated man, his right arm resting on a table, his legs crossed. On the table is his hat, and a framed photograph of a woman standing, though unrecognizable (possibly mourning portrait). Table is quite ornate, as is the armoir in the background. Carpet is flowered. He is well dressed in a dark frock coat, with a white high-collared shirt and tie. He has a mustach and his cheeks are tinted pink. The hat is perhaps a boater hat, straw with a wide black band and trim. Due to frock coat and hat dated after 1870s. All four corners are rouned 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 one man]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of a man sitting with his right arm resting on the armrest. His left hand is onl his lap. He looks directly at the camera, he is centred in the image. No background. He wears a dark suit with jacket and vest, with a chain watch. He wears a white shirt and his tie is loosely knotted in style with the 1890s slipknot tie with the ends hanging. His hair is slick and parted.

[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 young girl]

Item is an unmounted, small tintype, not gem, but maybe cut smaller. Portrait of a little girl, sitting on a studio chair, left hand on armrest. She looks at camera. Hair is short and parted down the middle. She wears a polka dot dress. Very simple. Her cheeks are tinted pink.

[Portrait of two little girls]

Item is a black hinged, with a cloth binding, case with tintype inside, held in with a brass mat and cover glass. Closes with a metal clasp. The inside cover is fitted with a cushion of red velvet paper. The image side is framed in red also. The tintype is a portrait of two little girls, one standing and the other sitting. Both look at the camera.

[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 boy]

Item consists of a black mat with five oval openings and a portrait in each. All five portraits are of the same young boy, in different hats, but same suit. The last image is one of him, with no hat. He wears a cowboy hat, a military cap or fez hat, a top hat and a boater hat. The black matt has flower details around each opening. On verso, sticker with "$3.50 sw."

[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 Lee Alderson

Item is a green, textured card with photograph of a boy standing in front of a floral wallpaper with a striped ottoman at the side. Boy wears a jacked and cap. On verso, in pencil, "Lee Alderson" and a sticker at top right, "5.00".

Portrait of a young girl

Item is a grey folded card card with embossed art nouveau style decorative flower at the top left and text at the bottom centre, "Portrait by Bayer, Charlottetown, P.E.I." Inside, full body photograph of a young girl with a severe bobbed haircut a flowing, ruffled dress. Photograph on white artist's paper.

Bayer, J. A. S.

Portrait of a young boy

Item is a brown bi-fold card with rose and vine decoration embossed at top left. Inside, full body photograph of a young boy in white shirt with large lapels and short trousers held up by suspenders. Embossed in brown at bottom right, "Lynde/ West Toronto".

Lynde, Robert J.

Portrait of a man

Item consists of a black card with oval photograph surrounded by an embossed floral border. At the bottom right embossed in silver, "C.A. Lee/ LISTOWEL,/ Canada." The photograph is a portrait of a young man in suit and tie.

Lee, Charles A.

Portrait of Mr and Mrs. Ralph E. Johnston

Item consists of a grey folded card card with dark grey border and embossed floral decorations at top and bottom right corners, and an oval decoration with flower at upper left. Inside, photograph of a man and woman both dressed in dark colours and seated against a studio backdrop showing foliage. At bottom centre, embossed in black, "La Roche/ SEDRO VALLEY, WN."

Portrait of old couple, outdoors

Item consists of a black card with photograph of a old man and woman seated outdoors, with a barn or other wooden structure in the background. They are seated in rocking chairs, a shawl draped over the back of the woman's chair. The man wears a plain sack suit with only the top botton fastened and the woman wears a light dress with small pattern and puffed sleeves and a wide bow at the collar. She holds a book in her hands.

Portrait of a man in aureole card

Item consists of a photograph of a man, from the side, wearing a dark jacket, white dress shirt and white tie. The round photograph is set inside a square mount with scalloped edges and embossed vine motifs. On verso, in red letterpress, " 'AUREOLE' CARDS/ PATENT APPLIED FOR".

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-".

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 William von Wedelstaedt Haskell

Item consists of a grey card with white paper border around photograph of a young boy, 10 years old, wearing a suit jacket, high white collar, striped bowtie and a chain and kerchief in his pocket. At the bottom of the card, embossed in silver, "J A Brush/ MINNEAPOLIS". On verso, handwritten in black ink, "William von Wedelstaedt Haskell/ Ten yrs old".

Brush, J.A.

man in the shade

unmounted DOP of man in formal dress, white hat, cane, holding his gloves in outdoor setting. Verso inscription "Mr. I N George (?)" Verso partial ink stamp "[…]graph was made[…] and is not […] d permanent […] e & Booth […] Toronto"

man holding silver plate

unmounted DOP depicting a man with jacket and bowler hat holding an engraved silver plate. He stands in front of a white fence, crowd of people, and grandstand. Recto printed label "Phillips Ward-Price Ltd. No. 185." verso ink stamp "This photograph was made by Pringle & Booth, 181 George St. Toronto, duplicates can be had at any time."

honorary president at racetrack

unmounted DOP depicting a waist-up shot of two men in from of crowd in grandstand. One wears fedora, the other wears captain's hat and ribbon reading "E.A.A. field day 1910. Hon. President." Verso ink stamp: "This photograph was made by Pringle & Booth, 181 George St. Toronto, duplicates can be had at any time."

Alfred Thorburn Orr

Item is a professional portrait of Alfred Thorburn Orr. Inscriptions on verso read, 'I certify this to be a true photograph of: Alfred Thorburn Orr Jun. 22 1966. Hodgkiss Studios 3 Adelaide St. E. Toronto, Ont. EM 6-5342'.

Hodgskiss Studios

California and Utah album

Leather edged cover, detached binding. Contains photographs and pressed flowers. Lengthy notations in black ink. More of a journal with photographs. Vast majority of pages are blank.

Themes of photographs include early trains and railways, portraits, scenic views.

Includes some loose photographs and pressed flowers; also includes printed photographic reproductions from journals adhered to pages;
Sites include: Catalina Isl, Mualon Bay.

California album

No cover, no binding. Black pages. Edges of pages flaking, torn and falling apart. Handle with care. Photographs mounted using black photo corners. Some loose photographs. Many photographs missing. No notations, no dates. Some photographs fading; some photographs show signs of damage - looks as if something spilled on them.

Locations include: Ocean Park, California
Sites include: Sons of England memorial (city location unknown).

Themes include: portraits, scenic views and landscapes, animals.

Cabinet card album

Brown padded leather cover with embossed diamond pattern. Missing spine. Front cover detached. Grey/silver pages with gilded edges. Window openings with border. Metal clasp and fabric binding.

Photographs consist of portraits, mostly studio portraiture.

Portrait of a young man with white tie

Item is a portrait photograph on a post card backing, with the back delineated for text and address: "POST CARD/ CORRESPONDENCE" and "ADDRESS ONLY". Along left side, printed sideways, "Post Cards made from any Photo by STANTON PHOTO NOVELTY CO./ Springfield, Ohio". Photograph fills entire front of card, with image printed in oval shape. Very dark suit and background make the white tie and the sitter's face stand out.

Stanton Photo Novelty Co.

Portrait of a young man in tartan tie

Item consists of a black card with embossed oval decoration and a photograph inset of a young man with high collar, tartan tie and flower in the lapel of his jacket. At bottom right, embossed, "Johonson Bros./ INDIAN HEAD". And on verso, handwritten in pencil, "with Love to Florence".

Johnson Brothers

Portrait of a young couple (bride and groom?)

Item consists of a grey marbled bi-fold card, opens top to bottom, with embossed geometric design at centre for bottom flap to insert and close the card. There is another slit at the base of the upper flap. Inside, photograph (textured) of a young man and woman. The woman wears a short, finger-waved bob with a low-waisted white dress and pearls. She holds a bouquet of flowers and the man wears a boutonniere on his lapel, with a short patterned tie, striped shirt and dark suit. Probably a bride and groom.

Portrait of Reginald Bruce Johnson at 1 year old

Item consists of a grey folded card card with embossed oval decoration on front at centre. Inside, a piece of glassine tissue covers a photograph of a child standing up on a bench and holding the side for support, mounted in a cream coloured card. On back of cream card, in pencil, "Reginald Bruce Johnson/ age 1 year".

Portrait of Thomas M. Wade(?) Jr., age 2 years, 3 months

Item consists of a cream cabinet card with bronze embossed border and text at bottom, "Blanks & Co./ CLAY ST./ VICKSBURGH, MISS." At the centre of the text, a design with the letters "B" "&" "C" intertwined. Photograph of a young boy seated on a stone bench in white belted dress with wide collar and a straw hat at his side. On verso, artist's stamp with decoration of a paint palette, eye with sun's rays, and camera. Text reads "Blanks & Co./ PORTRAITS/ VICKSBURGH,/ MISS./ Clay Street." At top edge, handwritten in black ink, "To Lutie(?), from/ Thos. M. Wade(?) Jr./ age 2 years/ 3 months".

Blanks & Co.

Portrait of a man seated on the edge of a desk

Item consists of a photograph of a man in suit and tie, possibly a velvet jacket with striped pant. He is seated on the edge of a desk, with a studio backdrop of trees behind him. The photo is mounted on a postcard backing with the text "POST CARD" and a line delineating space for correspondence and address. At the upper right, a diamond design with the word "DEFENDER" printed twice designates the space for the stamp. At the very bottom, "Printed in U.S.A."

Portrait of two young men

Item consists of a photograph of two young men in front of a studio backdrop. The boy on the left sits in a wooden chair and wears a pinstriped suit of a light colour. The boy on the right is perched on the arm of the chair and leans over with an arm around the other boy. He wears a plain dark suit with striped tie. The photo is mounted on a postcard backing with the text "POST CARD" and a line delineating space for correspondence and address. At the far right, printed sideways, "Riley Bros, Cresshills."

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 man seated with cane

Item is a grey card with thin red border and the portrait of a man seated in a wooden, upholstered chair holding a cane. He wears a double-breasted jacket and light, probably woolen trousers. His long beard has been partially inked in. On verso, photographer's stamp printed sideways, "GEO. C. NUTTER,/ PHOTOGRAPHER,/ Nathan Jones' Building,/ Belleville./ Copies can be had at any time." At the top, handwritten in pencil, "$15-".

Nutter, George C.

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 a man in tassled oval frame

Item is a cream card with lithographed drawing of an ornate wooden frame in gold with blue tassles. Inside frame, photograph of a man holding the lapel of his jacket open with this left hand. On verso, a U.S. Revenue stamp meant for playing cards cancelled Jan 5, 186(5?).

Portrait of young boy in bonnet

Item is a white cabinet card with gold embossed text at bottom edge, "F. Lupson & Co./ 27, HERTFORD ST/ COVENTRY." Photograph shows a young boy in a dress and bonnet reclining against a stone column and holding a basket in his right hand.

F. Lupson & Co.

[Young girl posed on a chair]

Item is an unmounted tintype featuring an image of a young blond girl sits in a chair, in a studio portrait with elaborate background. Her one leg is crossed underneath her. The chair is made of wood, and looks like branches. She wears a sailor style dress.

[Two men smoking]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of two men, seated and smoking pipes. Both have facial hair, and are wearing hats and jackets. Casual pose, man on right has legs crossed and looks at camera. Man on left looks away from the camera, and leans in his chair, arm resting on the back. Both men's cheeks are tinted pink.

[Portrait of two men outdoors]

Item is an umounted portrait of two men in suits and hats, sitting on rocks outdoors. Not studio setting. Man on left holds a cane with both hands resting on it, with a ring on his finger, cigar in his mouth, chain watch, suit with vest and tie and hat. Man on right sits with legs crossed, one hand in his pocket and other across his lap, cigar in mouth and suit with vest and tie and chain watch and hat.

[Portrait of young boy standing]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of a young boy, with body stand obvious in background. Little boy is standing, with right arm leaning on chair armrest. He wears short trousers, above the boot tops, and the boots have side-button closures, in keeping with the style of the 1870s. His cheeks are tinted pink.

[Portrait of boy in bowtie]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of a boy in dark suit with white shirt and black bowtie. Chain watch in vest. He is sitting and his right arm leans on the armrest. White cloth as background. His hair is combed forward across forehead, and wings out at the sides - hairstyle is in keeping with boys hairstyles of 1870s. Top corners of tintype are rounded.

[Portrait of a child sitting on chair]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of a young girl in a dress sitting in a chair with a cap and tassle hanging off the left side. Her feet are crossed and her hands rest on her lap. Her head rests against the back of the chair. She is wearing a frilly blouse with a necktie under a coat with a skirt.

People and boats album

No cover. Item consists of the insidess of an album, spine in poor condition but in tact. Photographs are inserted under cut-out windows on the page. Many photographs missing. Very little handwritten notations; some on back of loose photographs.

Majority of photographs are portraits; a few photographs of boats. Some loose tintypes and photographs mounted on cards.

Dates include May 20th, 1902; 1908. Photo studios include Fredericks Art Photography, Brooklyn, N.Y. and Richard S. Baxter, N.Y.C.

Portraits and houses album

Red leather cover. Spine detaching from cover. Black pages.

Themes include portraits, houses and churches, farm life, early cameras, early cars, early trains, early bikes, steamboats, waterscapes.

Includes a photograph of the steamboat Argyle [formerly The Empress of India, built in 1876; rebuilt/renamed in 1899/1902 (conflict among sources); renamed Frontier in 1912]. See < maritimehistoryofthegreatlakes.ca > search "Argyle steamboat".

Carte de visite album

Brown leather cover embossed with black and gold designs. Spine also embossed with stripes and lettering- "Album." Simple metal clasp. Front leaf and title page included. White pages with window opening and gold border. Brown fabric binding.

Sweden album

Item consists of brown textured hardcover leather bound album with decorative flower detailing on cover. A metal coat of arms is attached to the centre of the cover and a metal latch is attached to keep the album closed. Leather has worn off the spine. The spine is in delicate condition and pages are coming loose. Pages are an off-white colour with decorative gold embossing. Photographs are slid in between two pieces of card with cutouts to view the images and hold them in place. Some photographs have a year and/or a name written on them in black ink.
Photographs are portraits taken primarily in Swedish photography studios, mostly in Gothenburg, although there is one that was taken in New York City. They are primarily single-subject portraits, but occassionally feature a small group. All have been posed for and taken in a studio.

Shields, Lorne

Family portrait with parents and four children

Item consists of a beige card with black letterpress at bottom right, "W.S. Durrer,/ Formosa." Photograph shows a man in sack coat and waistcoat with tie, holding a boy in a sailor style suit at his side. In the centre, a young girl in a dress with two layers of ruffles at the neck is seated, while a boy in fitted suit jacket and ascot stands behind her. The wife and youngest girl are seated a the right. The woman wears a dress with a fitted sleeve with ball shaped puff which dates the style to 1897. The girl wears a dress in sailor style with a square lapel.

Durrer, W.S.

[Portrait of two men with pipes]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of two men seated, with a flowered curtain behind them, and a plaid carpet at their feet. Both men have facial hair. Both are wearing hats, and are holding pipes - man on right holds it in his mouth, and on left in his hands. One on right has a bandaged finger on his left hand. Man on left has his legs crossed, and is holding something white in his right hand, pipe in his left. White sticker on back of tintype with the letter 'c' written on it.

[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.

[Portrait of a man]

Item is a brown hinged case with daguerreotype inside, held in with a brass mat, cover glass and brass preserver. Opens with metal clasps. Inside cover is a soft red velvet cushion with detail of flowers. Red cloth frames image side too. Image is of a man looking directly at camera. He has long sideburns that come down to under his chin, and hair in a high wave off his forehead, similar to the hairstyles of the 1840s. His cheeks are tinted pink. He wears a checked suit with matching vest.

[Portrait of Emma Margaret Holmes or Ellen Jane Holmes as a small child]

Item is a hinged union case (plastic case) with design of "Night with Her Children, Sleep and Death" based on an engraving of Bertel Thorvaldsen's popular bas-relief. "The angel is a messenger holding dominion over Sleep and Death," p. 149 of same book mentioned in 2008.001.1870. Casemaker is S. Peck and Company which began manufacturing after 1852. Chosen case reflects sentiments of a newspaper clipping found inside case that reads :

"Died . Holmes - In Adeleide, on the 15th of February, 1878, of diptheria, Emma Margaret, aged 4 years, and Ellen Jane, on the 20th February, 1878, aged 10 years and 4 months, daughters of Mr. O.C. Holmes, of Adelaide. The grief-striken parents have the sympathy of their neighbors in their great bereavement."

Image is a tintype of a baby in long white gown, pink cheeks, being held by unidentified person, most likely the mother. Inside cover has a red velvet cushion which falls out when case is opened, to reveal hidden beneath it a piece of floral cloth as well as the newspaper clipping. Image is held in place with a cover glass, brass matt and brass preserver. Date for tintype based on daughters ages from newspaper clipping.

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