Bald man with spectacles

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1850

Location Note

HGO-01-004-A-5 [Drawer 39 in old database]

GUSN

GUSN-253754

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
men (male humans)
portrait format
busts (figures)
daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs

Inscription

Mat: "Whipple's Patent" is stamped on the mat. The mat is currently up-side-down. (MAT) WHIPPLE'S PATENT

Additional Identification Number

DagID 274

Physical Description

1 daguerreotype

Collection Code

PC005

Collection Name

Daguerreotypes collection, ca. 1845-1865

Reference Code

PC005.D02.051

Image Dimensions

5 1/2 x 4 1/4 (HxW)(inches)

Dimensions

6 x 4 3/4 x 3/4 (HxWxD)(inches)

Record Details

Originator

John Adams Whipple (Photographer)
Whipple, John Adams (Photographer)

Material Type

daguerreotypes (photographs)
photographs

Description Level

Item

Location Note

HGO-01-004-A-5 [Drawer 39 in old database]