Photograph of a woman sitting in a chair, holding a book

Photograph by
Goff, Orlando Scott, American, 1843 - 1916
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Date
1870-1900
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions
H x W (card): 6 5/8 × 4 in. (16.8 × 10.2 cm)
H x W (image): 5 1/2 × 3 7/8 in. (14 × 9.8 cm)
Description
A cabinet card photograph depicting a sepia toned image of a woman sitting in a large, wooden chair. She is wearing a floral printed dress with a high collar and puffed sleeves. Her arms are resting on her lap and she is holding a large hardcover book. She is looking directly into the camera. Printed with black ink on the back of the card at center is “O. S. GOFF / PHOTOGRAPHER, / FORT CUSTER MONTANA.”
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
cabinet photographs
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2016.5.2.42
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59d0da0f4-f1ff-41ea-81c3-0649a67a8718
2 image(s)