Young Ida Cox wearing Spotted Dress and Fingerless Gloves; c. 1856; 2012.00.136


The Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin & Marshall College


Young Ida Cox wearing Spotted Dress and Fingerless Gloves

About this object

Ambrotype. Full case, but top hinge is broken and brown velvet insert falls out. Brown thermoplastic union case with fireman motif (The Fireman's Duty). Black backing is cracking and there seems to be some kind of blooming on the image.

Date Made

c. 1856

Medium and Materials

photographic negative


3.75" x 3.375"


Donated by Sarah Ellmaker McIlvaine Muench, John Benjamin McIlvaine and Alice Fordney McIlvaine Gibbons in memory of their family ancestry

Credit Line

Bequest of Sarah Ellmaker McIlvaine Muench

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