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Aunt Hattie, Mrs. Jonathan Thorne
about 1900
Photographer:Photographed by Harriet V. S. Thorne , American, 1843 - 1926
Photography; platinum print on paper on cardboard mount
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 6 3/8 x 4 11/16in. (16.2 x 11.9cm) Sheet: 6 3/8 x 4 11/16in. (16.2 x 11.9cm) Mount (height x width): 10 1/2 x 8 1/8in. (26.7 x 20.6cm) Other (mat height x width): 19 1/4 x 14 3/8in. (48.9 x 36.5cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the Rosalie Thorne McKenna Foundation
Description: Portrait of Harriet Van Schoonhoven Thorne, seated in a wooden chair. She is wearing a long skirt, blouse, jacket, and a hat with plumes. She is looking at what appears to be a photograph of a woman with a spinning wheel.
Medium Note: Without examination under a microscope, it is difficult to tell whether this print is platinum or silver gelatin.
Inscription: Verso of mount, in pencil: "Aunt Hattie- / Mrs. Jonathan Thorne" Inside window mat, recto of bottom mat board, in pencil: "Harriet V.S. Thorne / (not in Cat.)"
Object Number: 2011.344.957
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