Vintage photograph of young Helen Emily Wallace


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Types:
Tintypes
Photographs
Portrait photographs
Description:
Portrait of young Helen Emily Wallace with another, unidentified woman. Both women, in elegant Victorian era dresses and feather hats, are standing behind a small table with books. Undated, probably taken between 1865 and 1870.
This is an early tintype, very dark and heavy (actually it is ferrotype). Some pinkish colouring was added to their cheeks. This size (2-3/8 x 3-1/2 inches) was probably the most popular one in years 1865-1880.

Notes:
Helen Emily Wallace was born in Cobourg, Ontario on November 16, 1856 to Robert Wallace and Ann Jane Hewitt. She married Charles Matthew Lowrey in 1882 and had 5 children (Robert, Harold, Luella, Edna, Marguerite). She passed away on March 22, 1922 in Niagara, Ontario.
Date Of Event:
ca. 1865-70
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 6cm
Image Height: 9.5cm
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Lowrey, Helen Emily [Wallace](1856-1922)
Local identifier:
NOTLPL00229-04
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
Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library
Email
Website
Agency street/mail address
10 Anderson Lane P.O. Box 430
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
905-468-2023
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Vintage photograph of young Helen Emily Wallace


Portrait of young Helen Emily Wallace with another, unidentified woman. Both women, in elegant Victorian era dresses and feather hats, are standing behind a small table with books. Undated, probably taken between 1865 and 1870.
This is an early tintype, very dark and heavy (actually it is ferrotype). Some pinkish colouring was added to their cheeks. This size (2-3/8 x 3-1/2 inches) was probably the most popular one in years 1865-1880.