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Catalog Number 0031
Description Portrait Photograph of Timothy Guy Phelps Shields. Black and white photograph is mounted behind glass and a brown mat inside a brown painted wooden frame with a geometric serpentine relief on the front. Head and shoulder portrait depicts a man with graying hair hair that is parted on the left. He is seen in partial profile with his left side visible. He is wearing a dark jacket and vest, a white shirt with a high collar and a black bow tie. He has a raised mole on his nose.
Object Name Portrait
Collection 3D - Art
Title Portrait Photograph of Timothy Guy Phelps Shields
Date 1888
Creator Unknown
Role Artist
Inscription Text "-Bert D. Chilson - / Art Dealer and Picture Framer / 14 Post Street, - S. F." (stamped on paper backing of frame); "SS" (handwritten in pencil on paper backing of frame)
Dimensions H-12.825 W-10.325 D-0.625 inches
Dimension Details 7.25 x 5 (image); 12.825 x 10.325 x .625 (frame)
Medium Black & White Photograph
Search Terms Photography
Politicians
Phelps, Timothy Guy
Shields, Timothy Guy Phelps
Subjects Portrait photographs
People Phelps, Timothy Guy
Shields, Timothy Guy Phelps