Photograph, unidentified woman, Augusta, Georgia

Photograph, unidentified woman, Augusta, Georgia

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Augusta Art Gallery.
Title: Photograph, unidentified woman, Augusta, Georgia
Dates: circa 1890
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 portfolio)
Coll. Number: ms3384

Biographical/Historical Note

The Augusta Art Gallery was located on 712 Broad Street in Augusta, Georgia. The gallery was run by H.G Hall at the time. It was most certainly open in the 1880s. It was indeed flooded in 1888 when Augusta took on water. The Augusta Art Gallery even took photographs of this flood from their window.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one cabinet photograph. The photograph is a bust length portrait of an unidentified woman, 5 1/2 x 3 7/8 inches, mounted on card stock with a thin blue border and labeled below in a gilt stamped, decorated blue banner: "H.G. Hall, Extra Finish, Augusta, GA." There is also a decorated backmark: "Augusta Art Gallery / Photographs / Dyer Building, Broad Street / Augusta / GA."

Index Terms

Cabinet photographs.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Photograph, unidentified woman, Augusta, Georgia. MS 3384. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing