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

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
business (commercial function)
abolitionists
philanthropists
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 001246
AccessID 2004
Other identifier HNEDID-001246

Physical Description

1 carte-de-visite

Collection Code

MS006

Collection Name

Bowen family papers

Reference Code

MS006.03.04.02.006

Places

Woodstock (Windham county, Connecticut)
New York City (New York state)

Record Details

Material Type

cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

Other People

Bowen, Henry Chandler, 1813-1896
Bowen, Lucy Maria (Tappan), 1825-1863

Other Organizations

Bowen family
Historic New England (Organization)

Subjects

Dry-goods
Antislavery movements
Historic New England properties

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1848-1928). Independent. New York; Boston: S.W. Benedict.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Bowen Family Papers / Series A, Album 27