Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855), from engraving after drawing by George Richmond 1850

Object Name
Artist/Maker
Object Type
Category
Photographs
Date
1858
Medium
ambrotype: ninth plate; case: brown leather with medallion and scroll design, interior with embossed red velvet pad
Credit Line
Gift of Ronald Hewat, Kaslo, B.C., 1925
Object Number
782
Location
Not currently on display but Available for viewing on Wednesdays from 1-4:30 in the Prints and Drawings Study Centre

Dimensions

Overall (glass): 6.4 x 5 cm (2 1/2 x 1 15/16 in.)
Frame: 7.2 x 5.9 cm (2 13/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

Signature, Inscriptions, and Markings

Inscription
Inscribed on verso of backing, in black ink: C Bronte. A birthday present to/ dear Fanny [?] from her loving friend EA March 28, 1858
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