Jefferson, Eugenia, Martha, and Mary Murdock

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Record 15/261
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Collection Murdock Collection
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Quarter plate ambrotype of Jefferson, Eugenia, Martha, and Mary Murdock on glass, plain brass mat with scroll opening, brass preserver, wooden case with embossed leatherette cover, embossed red velvet lid lining, and double hook and eye closure.
Year Range from 1856
Film Size 4" x 5"
Year range to 1861
Medium Glass/Photographic Emulsion/Brass/Wood/Paper
Neg # 20709
Notes Quarter plate ambrotype of four of James and Margaret Murdock's children. Jefferson, their only son, is standing at left wearing longish hair; a dark coat with belt; and white trousers. The girls are from left to right: Eugenia; Martha; and Mary. The two youngest girls are sitting on a country chair and the oldest girl stands at right. The girls all wear dresses of light color with a small print and wear their hair cut at the shoulders. The Murdocks were an Oshkosh Pioneer family who came before 1853.
Object ID P2000.21.3
Object Name Ambrotype
People Murdock, Jefferson
Murdock, Eugenia J.
Murdock, Martha A.
Murdock, Mary E.
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 3.75" x 4.5"
Subjects Group Photographs
Title Jefferson, Eugenia, Martha, and Mary Murdock
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