Edmonia Lewis (1845-1907)
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2010.68
People
Henry Rocher, American (Prussia born 1824; active 1863-1886?)
Edmonia Lewis, American (Green Bush, NY 1844 - 1907 London, England)
Title
Edmonia Lewis (1845-1907)
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
carte-de-visite, photograph
Date
c. 1870
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, Illinois, Chicago
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Albumen silver print on card
Technique
Albumen silver print
Dimensions
image: 9.3 x 5.1 cm (3 11/16 x 2 in.)
mount: 10 x 6.1 cm (3 15/16 x 2 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • stamp: verso, center, pre-stamped mount: H. ROCHER,
    Photographer,
    88 N. Clark St.,
    Chicago, ILL.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from Special Collections, Fine Arts Library, Harvard College Library, Bequest of Evert Jansen Wendell
Accession Year
2010
Object Number
2010.68
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Timothy Anglin Burgard, "Edmonia Lewis and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Images and Identities", brochure, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1995)

Exhibition History

Edmonia Lewis and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Images and Identities, Fogg Art Museum, 02/18/1995 - 05/03/1995

Portraits of a People: Picturing African Americans in the Nineteenth Century, Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, 01/14/2006 - 03/26/2006; Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, 04/21/2006 - 07/16/2006; Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, 08/25/2006 - 11/26/2006

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