Jessie H. Whitehurst (attributed to) Portrait of Mrs. John R. Johnston
Medium Salt print from wet plate negative
Photo Date 1857c Print Date 1857c
Dimensions 5-1/2 x 4 in. (140 x 102 mm)
Photo Country United States (USA)
Photographer Country United States (USA)
Contact Alex Novak and Marthe Smith
About This Image
Mrs. Johnston's husband was a colorist and painter for the Jessie Whitehurst studios in the late 1850s. He was also a performer and singer in the 1850s. It is possible that he also practiced photography himself as an amateur and as an aid to his portrait and landscape work. The family originally lived in Cincinnati and then moved to Baltimore around 1855-56. Provenance: Paul Walthers collection.
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