Photographic portrait of Mrs. Giddings (wife of J.R. Giddings), a pioneer of Pasadena, May 1876, taken when she was a young woman (small, upper left corner). Viewed from the chest up. She is wearing a dark top with a necklace. Her dark curly hair falls over her forehead and down the back of her head. She is gazing slightly to her left. "May, 1876" -- caption. She and her husband arrived in Pasadena in 1876.; Photographic portrait of Mrs. Giddings (wife of J.R. Giddings), a pioneer of Pasadena, ca.1890-1910. Taken when she was an older woman (large, bottom). Viewed from the knees up. She is sitting, leaning on the wooden arm of a chair or bench with her left arm. She holds a mirror or purse in her right hand laying on her lap. She is wearing a light-colored form-fitting pleated dress with long arms and cinched with a sash. She has a tight beaded necklace about her neck. Her dark wavy hair is parted in the middle. She is gazing slightly upward.