Item 2008.001.1368 - Portrait of a young girl in embroidered dress

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Portrait of a young girl in embroidered dress

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  • [between 1874-1886] (Creation)
    Hess, Miss Margaret A.

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1 photograph: 10.7 x 6.4

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Item is a cream coloured card with full length portrait of a young girl seated on a wrought iron chair wearing an embroidered dress and her curled hair tied back with a ribbon. On verso, photographer's stamp featuring a border of flowers and second border of rope with a crest with castle, unicorn and anchor, and the text "MISS M. A. HESS,/ Photo./ HAMILTON,/ ONT."

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Poor. The image is badly yellowed and faded. There are stains in the image at the upper left, and staining across the top of the card on the verso, possibly brown paint spatters? Top right corner is bent.

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