Description: A tintype portrait of Julia Beville and Alexander Archer Beville. Julia, left, wears a floral printed dress which is cinched at the waist with a belt. She wears gold earrings, a ring, and two strings of pearls. Julia's right hand holds Alexander's, while in her left hand she holds a small purse. Alexander sits on the right. He wears a suit with a silk vest underneath. The hand-colored photograph is housed in a decorative leather case with a traditional brass matte. Behind the photograph, the following was written in pencil on the case: Julia Beville, 9 years old, and A. A. Beville, taken when 16 years old, in Wytheville, Va.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of T. Bradford Willis