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Oscar Gustave Rejlander (1813-1875) Portrait of Edith Woolcott, ca.1874

Albumen print, on contemporary card mount, signed in pencil by the photographer below image at left, the sitter identified in pencil at bottom left of mount, annotated in ink "Edith Prescott - early in 1872" verso ,

20.4 x 15.6cm (8 x 6 1/8in)

One of Rejlander's last portraits, and apparently unrecorded. Edith Prescott (1852-1934) married Roger Woolcott (1847-1900, Republican lawyer, politician and future Massachusetts Governor), both of Boston, in September 1874 and the couple spent their honeymoon in Europe.

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Oscar Gustave Rejlander (1813-1875) Portrait of Edith Woolcott, ca.1874

Albumen print, on contemporary card mount, signed in pencil by the photographer below image at left, the sitter identified in pencil at bottom left of mount, annotated in ink "Edith Prescott - early in 1872" verso ,

20.4 x 15.6cm (8 x 6 1/8in)

One of Rejlander's last portraits, and apparently unrecorded. Edith Prescott (1852-1934) married Roger Woolcott (1847-1900, Republican lawyer, politician and future Massachusetts Governor), both of Boston, in September 1874 and the couple spent their honeymoon in Europe.