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Catalog Number 0002.206.001
Description Childhood Portrait of WH Crocker, 1861-1862. Portrait is mounted behind glass beneath an oval-shaped off white mat inside a gold-painted wood and gesso oval-shape decorative frame with floral inner and outer borders. Reproduction image appears to be of a tinted photograph where face and hands have not been altered but all other elements have been painted over or at least highlighted. Figure is sitting in some type of high chair that has been covered with decorative brocaded fabric. He has his hands in his lap and his feet are dangling below his dress. He is wearing a white shirt with a matching jacket and skirt of a checkered pattern fabric with large number "#" symbols appliqueed throughout. He has short dark hair, his brow is furrowed, his lips are pursed and he is facing forward. To figure's right is a pulled-back drape with a column in the background.
Object Name Copy, Reprographic
Collection 3D - Documentary Objects
Title Childhood Portrait of WH Crocker, 1861-1862
Date c. 1861-1862
Creator Unknown
Medium Photographic Paper
Search Terms Children
Crocker, William H.
Portrait
Portraits
Subjects Children
Portrait photographs
People Crocker, William H.