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Bertha Petersen Gilman with Her Mother, Salome Magdalena Schneider Peterson
1880-1890
Photographer:Photographed by Unknown
Original Owner:Originally owned by the Gilman family , American
Photography; tintype on lacquered iron
Primary Dimensions (image heigth x width): 3 13/16 x 2 1/2in. (9.7 x 6.4cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Martin A. Gilman
Description: Full-length studio portrait of a woman wearing a hat and holding a fan, standing next to a woman, seated, holding a parasol.
Subject Notes: Dates for Bertha Petersen Gilman indicate that she was born in 1880. In this image, however, her clothing dates the photograph around the 1880s, and she appears to be at least in her teens. Her mother was Salome Magdalena Schneider Petersen. Bertha married Albert James Gilman, and their son's name was Martin A. Gilman.
Inscription: On verso: Accession number is painted at bottom.
Object Number: 2001.103.4
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