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Description

Black and white photographic portrait. Elderly man seated at the desk leaning on one elbow and holding an open book with his other hand. Under glass in gilt painted mat and molded walnut frame.

Details

Maker
Chase, J. Eastman (Framer)
Date
ca. 1890
Inscriptions
Label on the back reads: From J. Eastman Chase, Picture Frames and Works of Art, No.7 Hamilton Place, Boston, MA.
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA, Suffolk
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
gilding
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
photographs
wood (plant material)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
Man
men (male humans)
paper (fiber product)
photographs
PICTURE, PORTRAIT
Portrait
portraits
Unidentified Paper
Unidentified Photograph
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
13.875 x 11.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1802
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12695

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