1 photograph: daguerreotype; sixth plate, visible image 6.6 x 5.4 cm.
Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material:
Plate mark (LR): Doublé [with lamb] [star].
Blind stamped on mat (under preserver, LC): Whitehurst.
Image Package Note:
Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Plate: face hand colored. Mat: octagonal. Preserver: decorative
with floral motif.
Container or Case Note:
Type: case. Motif: floral - goblet or urn with flowers. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 9.2 x 8 cm. Pad: purple velvet
with embossed motif. Notes: blackened well (ambrotype case).
Photographer Jesse Harrison Whitehurst had numerous galleries in East Coast cities, including New York City, Washington D.C.
and various towns in Virginia. The sitter may be a relative of Mary Carver Adams, who was a resident of Washington D.C.