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Photograph by:
Cramer & King Photographers, American, 1888 - 1891  Search this
Subject of:
Ida Allston Brown Scott, American, born 1872  Search this
albumen and silver on paper on card mount
H x W: 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (16.5 x 10.8 cm)
cabinet photographs
albumen prints
Place made:
New Haven, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
This cabinet card portrait depicts a young woman, Ida Allston, looking to her right and wearing a dark-colored pleated bodice with a white ruffled lace collar and earrings. A cartouche and banner with the text "ART STUDIO" inside the banner is printed on the bottom of the card mount. Beneath it is the text "CRAMER & KING / NEW HAVEN, CONN." Printed on the reverse of the mount is a design of a winged cherub on the right taking a photograph of a woman in Classical style dress who sits on the left. Text in the upper right reads "PHOTOGRAPHERS / CRAMER & KING / 818 CHAPEL STREET / NEW HAVEN / CONN / SOLAR ENLARGEMENTS / DUPLICATES / CAN BE HAD / AT ANY TIME."
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Family of Keith M. Jones in honor of Lonnie Bunch
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Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture