[Portrait of Sophronia Mann Oakes Houghton] [picture].

[Portrait of Sophronia Mann Oakes Houghton] [picture].

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Houghton, Sophronia Mann Oakes.
1 photograph : ink on paper ; 15 x 10 cm.
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Photograph is mounted on light tan board; dimensions of board are 17 x 11 cm.
This item is a "cabinet card" that was popular during the Victorian era; it was customary to mail these cards to family and friends abroad.
Photograph is of Sophronia Mann Oakes Houghton (1814-1880) in dress with white collar; she was the wife of Corning Glass Works founder Amory Houghton, Sr.
"Hillman, Corning, N. Y." -- embossed along lower edge of board.
"Grandmother Houghton" penciled in along upper edge of board verso.
"19704" penciled in on lower right corner of board verso.
Notable Acquisitions 2013.
Purchase; Donald Carapella Jr.; 2013; 1000153598.
Sent to photography November 2013 for inclusion in Notable Acquisitions 2013.
Digitized in-house April 2013.
See BIB 134305 for portrait of Amory Houghton, Sr., her husband.
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Published in Acquisitions, within Notable acquisitions, 2013: AI97714, p. 13 NK5102.C8 .C81n 2013.