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Three-quarter studio portrait of Henry Chandler Bowen, seated, facing front, location unknown

MS006.03.04.02.006 (RS1246)

Description

Henry Chandler Bowen was a businessman and philanthropist in Woodstock, Connecticut and New York City. Bowen was married to Lucy Tappan, the daughter of abolitionist Lewis Tappan. Bowen founded the religion and anti-slavery journal "The Independent" in 1848. He built Roseland Cottage, a National Historic Landmark, located in Woodstock, Connecticut.

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Details

Collection Name
Bowen family papers
Collection Code
MS006
Dates
undated
Physical Description
1 carte-de-visite
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 001246
AccessID: 2004
Other identifier: HNEDID-001246
GUSN
196216
Reference Code
MS006.03.04.02.006

Record details

Other People
Bowen, Henry Chandler, 1813-1896
Bowen, Lucy Maria (Tappan), 1825-1863
Other Organizations
Bowen family
Historic New England (Organization)
Descriptive Terms
abolitionists
business (commercial function)
philanthropists
portraits
Material Type
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
Subjects
Antislavery movements
Dry-goods
Historic New England properties
Places
Woodstock (Windham county, Connecticut)
New York City (New York state)
Places (Buildings)
Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.)
Location Note
Bowen Family Papers / Series A, Album 27
Publications Referencing This Collection
(1848-1928). Independent. New York; Boston: S.W. Benedict.

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