This unusual, dramatic pose suggests that Miss Garnier was an actress. Throughout his career, Brady photographed many stage personalities, both in and out of character.
Junius Brutus Booth,
Edwin Booth and his daughter, Edwina,
Margaret Julia "Maggie" Mitchell.
Mathew Brady Studio
Imperial salted-paper print, circa 1858
36.5 x 28.5 cm (14 3/8 x 11 1/4 inches); 29 x 23 inches framed
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts,
on deposit from Harvard College Library; bequest of Evert Jansen Wendell