Photo Record

Object Name Image, Digital
Catalog Number 2015.049.011
Collection Matthew C. Miller Digital Collection
Description Digitized photograph of a man and a woman sitting on a rocky outcropping ledge, Point Lookout, that precipitously drops away to a tree covered river valley. The man is wearing a dark suit, white shirt, and ribbon bow tie. He is partially bald and wearing a full beard. His right arm is resting on the woman's knee. The woman is wearing a light colored full skirt with decorative stripes at the bottom and cloak jacket. Her hair is pulled back and braided. She is not wearing a hat.
Handwritten on the back: Taken on Lookout, May 8th, 1870. On the pinnacle of the mt. 2000 ft above the Tenn on the right hand side of [?] as seen in the picture, lies Chattanooga, three miles away. For Julia.
Written in pencil and possibly in another hand: Observe the river curves behind and then to the left of [?] 5 or 6 mls away.
Date 1870
Accession number 2015.049