Saturday, April 14, 2007

An early carte of Elizabeth Rachel Day

This studio portrait taken by Thomas J. Nevin of his wife about the time of their marriage is one of six extant portraits Nevin took of his wife between 1865 and 1900 in descendants' collections.

PHOTOGRAPHED from Nevin's Original (2010)



Elizabeth Rachel Nevin nee Day ca. 1871
Taken by Thomas J. Nevin
Photo © KLW NFC 2010 ARR

Thomas J. Nevin's portrait of his wife Elizabeth Rachel Nevin nee Day ca. 1871 taken about the time of their marriage. Hand-tinting of red on the ribbon and rose on the cheeks, yellow on brooch and earrings.



T. Nevin stamp ca. 1871