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Young Picture of Margaret
about 1884
Photography; albumen printing-out paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 3 11/16 x 4 5/8in. (9.4 x 11.7cm) Sheet (height x width): 3 11/16 x 4 5/8in. (9.4 x 11.7cm) Mount (height x width): 4 3/16 x 6 1/2in. (10.6 x 16.5cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the Rosalie Thorne McKenna Foundation
Description: A young woman, sitting on a chair on a porch, reading the newspaper. She is wearing a striped dress and a hat. There is an umbrella propped up next to the chair.
Subject Note: It is possible the subject is Margaret Thorne, the daughter of Samuel Thorne and Phebe Van Schoonhoven Thorne and Harriet V.S. Thorne's niece. Margaret Thorne married C. Richard Tjader on September 19, 1899, at Thornecrest, Samuel and Phebe's summer home. Title Note: Title is based on inscription on the verso of the photograph.
Inscription: On verso, top, in pencil: "M" "young picture of Margaret / who took?"
Object Number: 2011.344.1011
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