Daniel Webster

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
statesmen
senators
daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs

Inscription

(env) given by george eastman house to replace missing plate of r. w. emerson

Additional Identification Number

DagID 309

Physical Description

1 daguerreotype

Collection Code

PC005

Collection Name

Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865

Reference Code

PC005.D01.016

Image Dimensions

8 1/4 x 6 (HxW)(inches)

Dimensions

11 1/2 x 9 1/4 x 1 (HxWxD)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the George Eastman House

Record Details

Originator

Southworth & Hawes (Photographic studio)

Material Type

daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs

Other People

Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852

Description Level

Item

Location Note

HGO-01-004-A-6 [Drawer 51 in old database]