• Creator
  • Jeremiah Gurney & Son
  • Created Date
  • 1870
  • Description
  • Collection of studio portraits of entertainers, actors and actresses who performed on the American stage in the mid-1800s.Actress great granddaughter of Sarah Siddons married name, Mary Canter her husband's family objected to his use of the family name on stage, so he took the last name of Scott Siddons, a combination of his mother's and his wife's maiden names b. 1844, India d. 1896Handwritten on mount: 1870Caption on mount: Gurney & Son, Fif... more
    Collection of studio portraits of entertainers, actors and actresses who performed on the American stage in the mid-1800s.Actress great granddaughter of Sarah Siddons married name, Mary Canter her husband's family objected to his use of the family name on stage, so he took the last name of Scott Siddons, a combination of his mother's and his wife's maiden names b. 1844, India d. 1896Handwritten on mount: 1870Caption on mount: Gurney & Son, Fifth Ave. N.Y.Handwritton on verso of image: Mrs. SiddonsStamped on verso of image: Gurney, Fifth Avenue, Cor. 16th St., N.Y.PH Coll 75.512. less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Mounted on cardboard: silver gelatin, b&w : 2.5 x 4 in.
    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x512 ppi. 2003