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Collection Photograph Collection
Catalog Number 1957.3.170.78
Object Name Photograph, Cabinet
Description "Mrs. Mary Richardson," cabinet card, c. 1870-1899, photograph by C. C. Krutch.
Printed below image, in gold: C. C. Krutch (CCK monogram) Knoxville

On back, handwritten in pencil: Mrs. Mary Richardson in dress of my aunt's that Mama loaned her. This was one of the wedding trousseau dresses of my Aunt Matilda Mills Stith. Dress was of sage green taffeta. (Lace, bracelets, and jewelry were Mama's). Worn at Centennial, Knoxville, 187--. Ernest Briscoe's grandfather brought Mrs. Mary Richardson out from the east to be governess for his children out of Greenville, Tenn. Later she was a governess for some other gentleman's children. Later taught school in Knoxville. After that she was the head of St. John's Orphanage, Knoxville, Tenn. With her was Mrs. Matilda Goetz at orphanage.

Cabinet card was found loose in album 1957.3.170.
Title Mrs. Mary Richardson
Date c. 1870-1899
Role of Creator Photographer
Creator Krutch, Charles C.
Material paper | cardstock
Technique albumen print
Dimensions H-6.5 W-4.25 inches
Credit line Bequest of Judge John Webb Green and Ellen McClung Green
Place of Origin US/TN/Knox/Knoxville
People Richardson, Mary
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