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Portrait #85
Subject/Title: Wemyss, Fannie Hatch
Artist:Unknown.
Date Created:ca. 1850
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:19 x 8
Image Dimensions:6 x 4
Materials/Media:oil on photographic board
Date Documented:7/10/2003
Condition:Good

Description:Oval, knee-length hand-painted photograph of a woman with dark hair parted in the middle. A long curl trails down her back She is wearing a dark brown (?) dress with white lace bodice insert and cuffs. She has on a choker necklace, and is seated with her right hand resting on a table. The background is olive green. The "frame" is unusual - an over-sized wooden and leather folding daguerrotype style.
History:Sitter lived in Mobile, AL.
Notes:"Frame" is in poor condition, but the image is all right.

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