Mr. and Mrs. Dicks

Mr. and Mrs. Dicks - The Farmers' Museum
Title: 
Mr. and Mrs. Dicks
Date: 
Identifier: 
F0018.2016.1
Description: 
Carte-de-visite. Full-length studio portrait of a man and woman identified as "Mr. and Mrs. Dicks, cheese makers at Hallsville, NY.". Mr. Dicks, seated on the left wears dark pants, coat and vest. He wears a white dress shirt and likely a silk tie. A watch chain is in view on the left side of his vest dangling from a button hole to a pocket out of view. His hair is cut to ear level and combed back. He wears a mustache and long beard and his sideburns are cut short. Mrs. Dicks, seated on the right wears a short waisted, empire style dress with full skirt all around extending from soft pleats at the waist. The dark colored dress has wide, bell-shaped sleeves that are tight at the upper arm and wrist. She wears a small light colored collar and holds a light colored handkerchief. Her hair is pulled back tight with a center part, the hair puffs slightly at the ears. Both clasp their hands at waist level.
Physical dimensions: 
height 4 in ; width 2.4375
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