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.
1 photograph : daguerreotype ; sixth plate, visible image 6.6 x 5.4 cm.
displayLabel="Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material">Plate mark (LR): Doublé [with lamb] [star]. Blind stamped on
mat (under preserver, LC): Whitehurst.;;;displayLabel="Image Package Note">Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass,
preserver. Plate: face hand colored. Mat: octagonal. Preserver: decorative with floral motif.;;;displayLabel="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).;;
Local Call Number:
BANC PIC 1981.027:008--CASE
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