HPA [H Pearl Adam] 1896

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 7HPA/03/01a
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 CM Object/ 7/HPA/3/1/1
  • Dates of Creation
      1896
  • Physical Description
      1 object

Scope and Content

Carte-de-visite, black and white portrait photograph of H Pearl Adam, a young woman with a hat with feathers on it, and fur cloak, head and shoulders only. The photograph has faded to a brownish yellow tone, and is mounted on a small buff coloured mounting card.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Poor condition. Photograph faded and discoloured, bad scratching to the surface, mirroring and patches of dullness on the surface. Bottom right corner torn off. The layers of paper which make up the mounting card are coming apart, plus surface dirt. Production method: albumen print.