Item 2008.001.253 - Portrait of boy in Highland dress and girl in bonnet

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Portrait of boy in Highland dress and girl in bonnet

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2008.001.253

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  • ca. 1885 (Creation)
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    T.R. Rodgrs

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1 photograph: 16.6 x 10.8

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T.R. Rodgrs was the primary photographer at St. Mary's Studio in St. Andrews New Brunswick, established 1849 and patronized by royalty.

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Item is a cream cabinet card with embossed gold text at bottom, "ST. MARY'S STUDIO/ ST. ANDREWS/ N.B./ J. Rodgrs". Photograph is a full length portrait of a boy and girl, seated on the end of a bench. The boy wears kilt and tartan with matching hat and holds a walking stick. The girl wears a loose, wide-collared dress with frilled bonnet. On verso, elaborate stamp with photographer's name and various seals indicating prizes won and societies the photographer belonged to, including Ediburgh Photographic Society, Photographic Society of Scotland, Royal Scottish Society of Arts, Aberdeen Mechanics Institution. The stamp also indicates the studio was "PATRONIZED BY ROYALTY" and was established in 1849.

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Poor. The image is badly faded and yellowed. The card is stained and dirty. The corners are damaged.

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