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Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1978.94
People
William Edward Kilburn, British (active 1846-1862)
Title
William Whistler (brother of James Abbott McNeill Whistler)
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1847-1849
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/281333
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ninth plate daguerreotype
Technique
Daguerreotype
Dimensions
7 x 4 x 1.2 cm (2 3/4 x 1 9/16 x 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • label: case: William Whistler, brother of James McNeil Whistler
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Dr. John H. Kennard
Accession Year
1978
Object Number
P1978.94
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
ninth plate daguerreotype
Publication History

Melissa Banta, A Curious and Ingenious Art: Reflections on Daguerreotypes at Harvard (Iowa City, 2000), p. 120, fig. 68

Exhibition History

32Q: 2100 19th Century, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/10/2015 - 11/16/2016

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