[Mezzotint portrait of a Girl in Profile, from The St. Memin Collection of Portraits]
Jeremiah Gurney (American, 1812–1895 Coxsackie, New York)
After Charles B. J. F. de Saint-Mémin (French, Dijon 1770–1852 Dijon)
Salted paper print
5.6 x 5.6 cm (2 3/16 x 2 3/16 in. )
Gift of Mrs. James Anderson, 1982
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in ink on mount, verso: "First photographs made on paper by J. Gurney and Son of New York in 1860. From the original St. Memin mezzotints made from drawings taken from life by himself during his exile in the United States from 1793 to 1814."
Mrs. James Anderson
Original mount detached and filed with work in mylar sleeve.