Nathaniel Randolph Snowden
Nathaniel Randolph Snowden

Nathaniel Randolph Snowden

Permanent ID:
circa 1850
Image Description:
Image: 1/4 plate; White haired older man wearing spectacles, dressed in a dark jacket, dark silk vest, white shirt with upturned collar and dark tie, and a black cord with watch fob around his neck, holding a cane in his hand. Preserver: [none] (pre-1847). Mat: Oval with matte finish and ornate (late 1850s). Case: Leather-covered wood-frame embossed with a floral design both front and back, with gilded edge trim both exterior and interior, with a plum colored pinchpad and a ruby red cushion embossed with a geometric design (ca. 1850).
(typed on paper): Nathaniel Randolph Snowden / 1770 - 1851 / Presented by Mrs. William Stansfield / May 16, 1941 (Enclosed note)
Width: 8.3 cm, Height: 10.8 cm (image)
Width: 3 9/32 in, Height: 4 1/4 in (image)
Width: 9.3 cm, Height: 11.8 cm, Depth: 1.7 cm (case)
Width: 3 19/32 in, Height: 4 21/32 in, Depth: 21/32 in (case)
Historical Society of Pennsylvania cased photographs collection
Related People or Organizations:
Snowden, Nathaniel Randolph (depicted)
Stansfield, William (was donated by)
Library of Congress Subjects:
Daguerreotype [sh85035408]
Portrait photography--United States [sh2010107725]