Collection Artwork
Black and white photographic portrait of an adult woman with her hand resting atop a book, all within a red and gold frame.
title unknown
probably 1850s
hand-tinted daguerreotype, intact case
3 5/8 x 6 3/8 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
2015.1.500

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
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Pattern by Monica Andrews '19
Inspired by the exhibition 3-D Doings: The Imagist Object in Chicago Art, 1964-1980
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.