Amasa W Shackford Photograph Card Decorative Backing Portrait Woman In Fine Clothing

Title

Amasa W Shackford Photograph Card Decorative Backing Portrait Woman In Fine Clothing

Description

A sepia portrait cabinet card of a woman in fine clothing and a pearl choker. The photograph was taken by Amasa W. Shackford. "Shackford" and "Farmington" appear on the lower portion of the front of the photo card, in script. The card has a scalloped edge around the entire edge. The card has a rolled paper effect embedded directly around the image of the woman. The back of the photograph card has many decorations. A decorative edge of vines surrounds a lion crest and a shield on a patterned back. The shield has the words: " Instantaneous process used exclusively, artistic, A. W. Shackford, photography Farmington, NH. Below the shield are the words: " duplicates can be made at any time."

Size: 4.25" x 6.25"


FHS-Kyle Leach

Creator

Amasa W Shackford

Date

Late 1800's

Files

Amasa W Shackford Photograph Card Decorative Backing Woman In Fine Clothing Front.jpg
Amasa W Shackford Photograph Card Decorative Backing Woman In Fine Clothing Back.jpg

Citation

Amasa W Shackford, “Amasa W Shackford Photograph Card Decorative Backing Portrait Woman In Fine Clothing,” Farmington Historical Society-Museum of Farmington History, accessed July 28, 2021, https://farmingtonnhhistory.omeka.net/items/show/589.

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