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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Girl with gold locket

Girl with gold locket


A young girl seated in a chair covered with a tapestry. She wears a dress with a gathered bodice that includes the short sleeves, a waist above the normal waistline, and horizontal tucks in the skirt. She wears a gold locket on a chain about her neck. Her shoes are low boots with laces, and she wears long stockings. Her locket, cheeks, and dress have been tinted.


Full Details

TitleGirl with gold locket
FormatDaguerreotype in a sealed case.

Title by cataloger. This appears to be the same child as in another daguerreotype with her mother.


Location In PhotoGrand Rapids, MI
CollectionGrand Rapids History and Special Collections

Reproduction and copyright information regarding this image is available from Grand Rapids History & Special Collections, Archives, Grand Rapids Public Library, Grand Rapids, MI

InstitutionGrand Rapids Public Library
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids Public Library, Main Branch

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