Photo Record

Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 1994.108.020
Collection Macmurphy Thatcher Family Collection
Description Print from glassplate negative. A man wearing a dark suit is sitting in front of a roll top desk writing. He is in the library of a house. There are bookshelves along a wall that are filled with books and papers and a small desk with books stacked on top of it. There are two rocking chairs in the room and a pair of windows with their shades drawn. Records identify the man as Robert Thacher in his houseboat. There is damage around the upper and lower edges which replicates damage to the glassplate negative.
Date 1890 circa
Print size 7.00" x 5.00"
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Accession number 1994.108