From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitleThe Star of the Night
About this objectA woman wearing a bejeweled sash and a star-shaped tiara. The engraving is after an image, presumably a photograph, by the English photographic studio Elliot & Fry. The image appeared in Peterson’s Magazine.
MakerElliot & Fry
Medium and MaterialsSteel engraving.
Inscription and Marksverso: [pencil] 79:077:2
Measurements16.5 cm x 11.9 cm
Subject and Association DescriptionIllman Brothers was a Philadelphia based engraving studio active in the 19th century.
Subject and Association KeywordsIllman Brothers
Subject and Association Keywords19th century engraving
Subject and Association KeywordsSteel Engraving
Subject and Association KeywordsPeterson’s Magazine
Subject and Association KeywordsElliot & Fry
Subject and Association KeywordsTiara
Subject and Association KeywordsPortraiture
Subject and Association KeywordsStars
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop
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