Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1973.54
People
Josiah Johnson Hawes, American (East Sudbury (now Wayland), Massachusetts 1808 - 1901 Crawford's Notch, New Hampshire)
Title
Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894)
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
c. 1850 - c. 1856
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/286037
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Whole plate daguerreotype
Technique
Daguerreotype
Dimensions
24.1 x 19.1 cm (9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from Countway Library, Harvard Medical School
Accession Year
1973
Object Number
P1973.54
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
An 1895 newspaper taped to the verso of the plate may indicate the date of a previous rehousing or rebinding.
Publication History

Grant Romer and Brian Wallis, ed., Young America: The Daguerreotypes of Southworth & Hawes, exh. cat., Steidl (New York and Gottingen, Germany, 2005), p. 299, cat. no. 194

Exhibition History

19th Century Portraiture, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/23/1974 - 05/07/1974

The Portrait, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 10/15/2004 - 01/09/2005

HAA 10 Survey Course (S421): The Western Tradition: Art Since the Renaissance (Fall 08 Rotation 3), Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 11/20/2008 - 02/08/2009

HAA 10 Survey Course (S421): The Western Tradition: Art Since the Renaissance (Fall 09 Rotation 3), Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 11/13/2009 - 01/17/2010

HAA 10 Survey Course (S421): The Western Tradition: Art Since the Renaissance (Fall 10 Rotation 3), Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 11/12/2010 - 01/15/2011

32Q: 2100 19th Century, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/10/2015 - 05/03/2016

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