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Old Man Wearing Suit
about 1885
Photography; wet collodion on glass with retouching in red and graphite Photography; gelatin emulsion on glass
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 6 7/8 x 4 13/16in. (17.5 x 12.2cm) Plate (height x width): 7 x 5in. (17.8 x 12.7cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the Rosalie Thorne McKenna Foundation
Description: Three-quarter view portrait of an unidentified man with a beard, wearing a suit. A fabric backdrop is visible behind him.
Medium Note: Retouching in red and graphite on the subject's head, face and tie. It is unclear whether this is an uncased ambrotype or simply an underexposed negative.
Inscription: Glass side, bottom right: "130" in white grease pencil
Object Number: 2011.344.130
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