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Daniel Webster

PC005.D01.016 (RS13235)

Description

Vignette portrait of abolitionist Daniel Webster (1782-1852) who posed at least 3 times for prominent daguerreotypists Albert Southworth and Josiah Hawes. Given by George Eastman House to replace missing plate of R.W. Emerson (1979). Sobieszek and Appel # 19 & 20.

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Details

Collection Name
Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865
Collection Code
PC005
Dates
ca. 1840
Physical Description
1 daguerreotype
Inscriptions
(env) given by george eastman house to replace missing plate of r. w. emerson
Dimensions
8 1/4x 6(HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
11 1/2x 9 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
11 1/2x 9 1/4x 1(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DagID: 309
Credit Line
Gift of the George Eastman House
GUSN
253689
Reference Code
PC005.D01.016

Record details

Originator
Southworth & Hawes (Photographic studio)
Other People
Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852
Descriptive Terms
portraits
senators
statesmen
Material Type
daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs
Location Note
HGO-01-004-A-6 [Drawer 51 in old database]

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