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Charlotte Van Schoonhoven Sitting in Chair
about 1895
Photographer:Photographed by Harriet V. S. Thorne , American, 1843 - 1926
Photography; gelatin emulsion on glass
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 7 x 4 7/8in. (17.8 x 12.4cm) Plate (height x width): 7 x 5in. (17.8 x 12.7cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the Rosalie Thorne McKenna Foundation
Description: Portrait of Charlotte Van Schoonhoven wearing a dress with leg o' mutton sleeves and a lace jabot. Decorative wallpaper is visible in the background.
Subject Note: Woman is tentatively identified as Harriet's unmarried cousin Charlotte Van Schoohoven, based on information on he index card on the verso of the contact print of negative 2011.344.12. The 1900 Federal Census lists Charlotte Van Schoonhoven (b. 1864) living with her husband Charles in Lansingburgh, NY.
Inscription: Glass side, bottom right: "53" in white grease pencil
Object Number: 2011.344.51
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