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Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1982.309
People
Alexander Gardner, American (Paisley, Renfrew, Scotland 1821 - 1882 Washington, D. C.)
Title
What do I Want, John Henry?
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1862
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, Virginia, Warrenton
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/285118
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Albumen silver print
Dimensions
image: 17.8 x 23 cm (7 x 9 1/16 in.)
sheet: 30.6 x 37.6 cm (12 1/16 x 14 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: recto, below image on mount, black ink, pre-printed: ALEX. GARDNER, Photographer, Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1866, by A. Gardner, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia [over] WHAT DO I WANT, JOHN HENRY? [over] No. 27. Warrenton, Va., 1862.
Provenance
Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., New York, New York, sold to Seiden & de Cuevas Inc., 1977.
Seiden & de Cuevas, Inc., New York, New York, purchased from Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, N, 1977, Gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1982. on Long Term Loan to the Fogg Art Museum from 1977 to 1982
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Melvin R. Seiden
Object Number
P1982.309
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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