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Old Man Wearing Suit
about 1885
Photographer:Photographed by Harriet V. S. Thorne , American, 1843 - 1926
Photography; wet collodion on glass Photography; gelatin emulsion on glass
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 6 7/8 x 4 5/8in. (17.5 x 11.7cm) Plate (height x width): 7 x 5in. (17.8 x 12.7cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the Rosalie Thorne McKenna Foundation
Description: Three-quarter portrait of an unidentified man with a beard. He is wearing a suit. A fabric backdrop is visible behind him.
Medium Note: It is unclear whether this is an uncased ambrotype or simply an underexposed negative. Retouching marks visible on subject's head.
Inscription: Glass side, bottom right: "127" in white grease pencil
Object Number: 2011.344.127
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