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Woman Sitting Near Window with Book
about 1885
Photography; albumen printing-out paper
Primary Dimensions: 4 5/8 x 3 11/16in. (11.7 x 9.4cm) Sheet (height x width): 4 5/8 x 3 3/4in. (11.7 x 9.5cm) Mount: 6 1/2 x 4 3/16in. (16.5 x 10.6cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the Rosalie Thorne McKenna Foundation
Description: Portrait of a woman, sitting in a chair near a window, holding a book in her lap.
Subject Note: The woman in the photograph is tentatively identified by the inscription on the verso as Margaret Thorne Tjader, Harriet V.S. Thorne's niece. She was the daughter of Samuel Thorne and Phebe Van Schoonhoven Thorne.
Inscription: Verso, top right, pencil: "M" Center, pencil: "Margaret Thorne Tjader ? / by HVST ??"
Object Number: 2011.344.1015
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