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Bald man with spectacles

PC005.D02.051 (RS13406)

Description

Portrait of a bald, middle-aged man with spectacles. Whipple, a leading Boston photographer, was one of the first to practice daguerreotypy in the United States.

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Details

Collection Name
Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865
Collection Code
PC005
Dates
ca. 1850
Physical Description
1 daguerreotype
Inscriptions
Mat: "Whipple's Patent" is stamped on the mat. The mat is currently up-side-down. (MAT) WHIPPLE'S PATENT
Dimensions
5 1/2x 4 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
6x 4 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
6x 4 3/4x 3/4(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DagID: 274
GUSN
253754
Reference Code
PC005.D02.051

Record details

Originator
John Adams Whipple (Photographer)
Whipple, John Adams (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
busts (figures)
men (male humans)
portrait format
portraits
Material Type
daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs
Location Note
HGO-01-004-A-5 [Drawer 39 in old database]

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