Anonymous, English Family Portrait (Mother with Two Sons)
Medium Ruby Red Ambrotype, Hand-painted
Photo Date early 1850s
Dimensions 3.25 x 4.25 in. (83 x 108 mm)
Photo Country United Kingdom (UK)
Photographer Country United Kingdom (UK)
Contact Charles Schwartz
About This Image
Portrait of an affluent English family; a mother poses with her two sons. They are elegantly dressed and several items in the photograph are highlighted with gold. The standing boy has a gold fob watch chain, the mother holds a rectangular object with gilt decoration and wears a long gilt chain, behind her is a posing table with a deep green cloth and a gold bottle or decanter on it. Perhaps the woman is holding a daguerreotype case housing a portrait of her husband who is missing from this family photo.
Ornate oval mat. The image has a slightly 3D effect.
Please contact the gallery for a quote on shipping and insurance costs. If applicable, residents of New York will be charged sales tax. International clients will be responsible for their VAT. Please note that we do not ship internationally on items under $1,000.