Sarah (Lamparter) Laurance daguerreotype, 1850

Permanent ID:
circa 1850
Image Description:
Image: 1/6 plate; Seated woman with arm resting on cloth-covered posing table, wearing a dark long sleeved ress with white undersleeves and a white work collar and a whitework tie clasped with a gold colored brooch at the throat, color applied to her cheeks. Preserver: Straight but more ornate (1850s). Mat: Double elliptical, embossed with ornate design (late 1850s early 1860s. Case: Leather-covered wood-frame embossed with a floral and geometric design both front and back with gilded patterned edge front exterior and both sides of interior; with red velvet pinchpad, and red velvet cushion embossed with photographer's name and address (1850s).
(pencil): Conserved by: Rita Albertson / 23 May 1980 (Back of image package)

(ink on paper): Sarah (Lamparter) Laurance / wife of Christian Laurance / (Lorentz) / (Laurence) / Phila. 1767 - 1866 / and dau of Joshua and / Catharina Lamparter. / from Palatinate 1751 (Enclosed note)

(embossed in velvet): R. N. KEELY / COR 5TH & COATES ST / PHILADA (Cushion)
Width: 7.1 cm, Height: 8.2 cm (image)
Width: 2 25/32 in, Height: 3 7/32 in (image)
Width: 7.9 cm, Height: 9.2 cm, Depth: 2.0 cm (case)
Width: 3 1/8 in, Height: 3 5/8 in, Depth: 13/16 in (case)
Historical Society of Pennsylvania cased photographs collection
Related People or Organizations:
Lawrance, Sarah (Lamparter) (depicted)
Lawrance, Christian (relates to)
Lamparter, Joshua (relates to)
Lamparter, Catharina (relates to)
Keely, Robert N. (photographer)
Library of Congress Subjects:
Ambrotype [sh85004169]
Portrait photography--United States [sh2010107725]
Photographers--Marketing [sh87001204]