Item E-06843 - Mrs. Richard Carr (nee Emily Saunders).

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Mrs. Richard Carr (nee Emily Saunders).

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  • graphic material

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E. Carr, March 25, 1855.

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possibly Richard Carr

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  • Parallel titles and other title information: Parallel title and date is on verso. The date indicates that the image was taken after the Carr marriage in January 1855 in England.

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  • Mar 1855 (Creation)

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Original framed quarter plate daguerreotype, tinted and etched (jewelry).

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Ownership descended through the Carr family. Donor is son of Clara Louisa Nicholles, the eldest Carr daughter.

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Emily Saunders Carr portrait, 1855.

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In 1978 it was noted that this daguerrotype had some tarnishing on the borders. The frame is housed alongside and is in need of repair.

Immediate source of acquisition

Donated 1978 by Mr R. V. Nicholles, 6402 Withers Road, Port Alberni.


This acquisition includes E-06843 plus two framed albumen prints ( E-09900; E-09901) of Richard Carr and Emily Saunders Carr, mounted and housed in wooden frame (to hold the two photos side by side, Mrs Carr on left) approximately 7 inches x 8 1/2 inches, photographer and date undetermined at time of accessioning.

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Must be housed flat.

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Archives code(s): HP093618

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Accession number(s): 197806-001

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Copy prints are filed with "originals". Please note original accession record spells the donor's surname incorrectly.

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