Miss Rennie, ca. 1845

  • Robert Adamson, Scottish, 1821 - 1848
  • David Octavius Hill, Scottish, 1802 - 1870

Calotype

  • Framed: Image: 7 1/2 × 5 1/2 inches (19.1 × 14 cm) Mount: 14 3/8 × 11 5/8 inches (36.5 × 29.5 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Ralph Harman Booth Bequest Fund

F78.16

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Calotype
  • Photographic paper
  • Portrait
  • Woman
  • Half figure
  • Calotype
  • Shawl
  • Wreath (costume accessory)
  • Female portrait

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Embossed, on mount, upper left corner, partially showing: OARD [encircled with a crown above the lettering].

Inscribed in pencil, on verso, lower left edge: 9212 6 ["6" encircled].

Provenance

1978-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Robert Adamson; David Octavius Hill, Miss Rennie, ca. 1845, calotype. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Ralph Harman Booth Bequest Fund, F78.16.