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Title Jewell Chase
Catalog Number P2001.1.225
Accession number 5098
Object Name Cabinet Card
Description Gelatin print on card mount of Jewell Chase.
Date 1889/10/01-1889/10/31
People Meredith, Jewell Sperry Chase
Subjects Portrait photographs
Female
Babies
Girls
Sofas
Photographer Ely, Cook
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Collection Sawyer
Catalog date 2006-10-28
Cataloged by Cross, Scott
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper
Notes Full seated view of Jewell Sperry Chase. She is wearing a white infant's gown with a pin and a necklace. She is seated on an upholstered cushion sofa and holds an object in her hands. Part of a series of images taken in October 1889.
Jewell Sperry Chase was born in Oshkosh on August 28, 1888, the oldest daughter of Charles Curry Chase and Maria Melvina "Nia" Sawyer Chase. She was the grand-daughter of Edgar Sawyer and great-grand-daughter of Philetus Sawyer. She attended Oshkosh Normal School; married Roy B. Meredith October 18, 1912; resided in Appleton until returning to Oshkosh in 1919; Chicago in 1924; two surviving children: Edgar Meredith and Patricia Meredith; and a son John Meredith who died in childhood; Jewell died March 16, 1935 in Chicago.
Orig/copy Original