Two attractive young women. One fully seated and the other leaning into the armrest of this chair. One woman is looking at the other affectionately. Both women are wearing formal dresses.

Card Info

Catalog Number: 2018.033.051
Photographer: McKecknie & Oswald
Location: Toledo, OH
Photographer Imprints: Embossed Text and Artwork
Paper Process: Albumen (Sepia)
Condition: Good
Edge Style: Straight Cut
Borders: None
Card Colors: Natural: Front and Back
Photo Date: 1894-1900
Back Imprint: Covers Entire Back
Value: $8-$20
Card Description:

Card has “Mai McKecknie and Mary Elder” written on the back in pencil. These markings seem to be contemporaneous. A small scratch to image area at the bottom right and damage to the card front left corner. Some foxing, some surface wear.


Subject Info

Number of Subjects: 2
Age: 17-22
Gender: Female
Description:

Two attractive young women. One fully seated and the other leaning into the armrest of this chair. One woman is looking at the other affectionately. Bothe women are wearing formal dresses. The seated woman has her hair pulled back into an elaborate braid. The other woman either has short hair or it is pulled back. This is a studio shot in front of a painted backdrop. One woman appears to be a little older than the other.


Identification: Mai McKecknie and Mary Elder written on the back in pencil. Mai McKecknie is the daughter of the photographer. There are many photos of the McKecknie family in the Some Dark Place collection.

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