Portrait of James Longhurst


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Types:
Tintypes
Photographs
Portrait photographs
Description:
Portrait of James Longhurst (1846-1903), the first son of Elizabeth Catherine Teeter. Elegantly dressed young man, probably in his twenties, is sitting in the chair.
This is an early tintype, very dark and heavy (actually it is ferrotype). This size (2-3/8 x 3-1/2 inches) was probably the most popular one in years 1865-1880.

Notes:
James Longhurst was born October 4, 1846 to George Longhurst (1820-1848) and Elizabeth Catherine Teeter (1826-1911). He died April 4, 1903 and was buried in the cemetery of the Methodist Church in Niagara-on-the-Lake (now Grace United Church).
Inscriptions:
"James Longhurst"
Date Of Event:
ca. 1870
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 6cm
Image Height: 8.8cm
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Lowrey, Elizabeth Catherine (1826-1911)
Local identifier:
NOTLPL00229-03
Collection:
Collection of Alan Clifford
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
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Email
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
905-468-2023
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Portrait of James Longhurst


Portrait of James Longhurst (1846-1903), the first son of Elizabeth Catherine Teeter. Elegantly dressed young man, probably in his twenties, is sitting in the chair.
This is an early tintype, very dark and heavy (actually it is ferrotype). This size (2-3/8 x 3-1/2 inches) was probably the most popular one in years 1865-1880.