Tom and Betty Put the Things on Ammi
PhotographerSarah Jane Dudley
Image Dimensions: 20.2 x 15.3 cm tipped along top margin to mount
Support Dimensions: 20.5 x 15.7 cm dark brown art paper
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Tom and Betty Put the Things on Ammi is the title to the frontis plate for the 1910 volume: A Daughter of the Revolution by Jessie Anderson Chase: Boston: Richard G. Badger: The Gorham Press.
Besides her interest in amateur photography, Whitensville, Massachusetts native Jane Dudley, (1859-1940) a graduate of Wheaton Female Seminary, was the organizer of the Samaritan Association of Whitinsville. This vintage example of a genre study showing children dressed in 18th century clothing while dressing their doll was done in the “Colonial Revival” photographic style popular at the beginning of the 20th Century, which took advantage of America’s love of its’ colonial past.
print details recto: Dudley’s ink cipher at lower right corner