Photograph

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1857

GUSN

GUSN-30066

Description

Full-length portrait of six young men posed with their oars, flags and trophies wearing their rowing costumes and team hats.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
photographs
prints (visual works)
gelatin silver prints
silver (metal)
recreation
sports
Rowing
Silver Print
Sports
Recreation
Print, Photographic

Inscription

Handwritten on photo v.r.: ""To James D. Wolf Lovett/ From his old friend/ ---? September 23rd 1913"" Handwritten on photo bottom: ""Volant Crew 1857/ John C. Putnam/ Robert H. Stevenson/---?/ --- Pratt?/ --- Clark?/ ---? Handwritten on verso: ""Joshua Thomas Stevenson/ father of Robert H. and Gen'l. ---?/ brother of Jonathan Greely"" On verso: Also a letter to W.S. Appleton Esq. from J.D.W. Lovett 12/15/23 and a J. Eastman Chase Co. label --- 7 Hamilton Place, Boston.

People and Organizations

John C. Putnam
Robert H. Stevenson
Volant Crew

Maker

Chase, J. Eastman (Framer)
Whipple, John Adams, 1822-1891 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA, Suffolk

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

24 1/2 x 27 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1923.700

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