Identification and Creation
Object Number
2.2002.12
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Untitled (postmortem infant portrait with mother)
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1850s
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/160321
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Sixth plate daguerreotype
Technique
Daguerreotype
Dimensions
8.26 x 6.99 cm (3 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Accession Year
2011
Object Number
2.2002.12
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Melissa Banta, A Curious and Ingenious Art: Reflections on Daguerreotypes at Harvard (Iowa City, 2000), p. 4, fig. 6

Exhibition History

32Q: 2100 19th Century, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/08/2021 - 02/28/2022

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