Photo Record

Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 1994.108.021
Collection Macmurphy Thatcher Family Collection
Description Print from glassplate negative. A man wearing a dark suit and tie is sitting in a chair reading a very large book. He has a handle bar moustache and his left hand is raised. There is a large coal burning furnace across from him. Behind him is a room decorated with bedroom furnishing. There is a cat sitting on the floor next to the bed. Pictures line the walls. Records indicate the man is Robert Thatcher 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