Group portrait of members of the Friday Club

Collection Type

  • Photography


ca. 1855



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Copy of a daguerreotype depicting a studio group portrait of members of the Friday Club, most seated. From left to right: C. P. Curtis; Thomas Motley; Nathan Hale; Benjamin Robbins Curtis; George Hayward; James K. Mills; Lemuel Shaw; Francis Calley Gray; Nathan Appleton; Charles H. Warren; William Sturgis; Thomas W. Ward; and Thomas B. Curtis.


Descriptive Terms

group portraits
clubs (associations)
albumen prints


Recto of mount: [printed:] THE FRIDAY CLUB Taken about 1855 1 C. P. Curtis 2 Thos. Motley 3 Nathan Hale 4 B. R. Curtis 5. George Hayward 6 James K. Mills 7 Lemuel Shaw 8 Francis C. Gray 9 Nathan Appleton 10 Chas. H. Warren 11 Wm. Sturgis 12 Thos. W. Ward 13 Thos. B Curtis [printed with photographer's name and address:] A.H. Folsom, photogtrapher 48 Alleghany Street, Roxbury

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 161
OVP Number OVP0307

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code


Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code


Image Dimensions

16 x 12.25 (HxW)(inches)

Record Details


Folsom, A. H. (Augustine H.), 1800-1910 (Photographer)

Material Type

albumen prints

Other People

Appleton, Nathan, 1779-1861
Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874
Curtis, C. P.
Curtis, Thomas D.
Gray, Frances Calley, 1790-1856
Hale, Nathan, 1784-1863
Hayward, George, 1791-1863
Mills, James K.
Motley, Thomas
Shaw, Lemuel, 1781-1861
Sturgis, William, 1782-1863
Ward, Thomas W. (Thomas Wren), 1786-1858
Warren, Charles H. (Charles Hyde), 1876-1950

Other Organizations

Friday Club




Indentation in emulsion, top right edge of print; mount punctured, bottom right; small piece of bottom right edge of mount missing.

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