John Collins Warren (1778-1856)
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
9.1979
People
Southworth & Hawes, American ( active 1843-1863)
Title
John Collins Warren (1778-1856)
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
c. 1850-1856
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, Massachusetts, Boston
Culture
American
Location
Level 2, Room 2100, European and American Art, 17th–19th century
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Whole plate daguerreotype
Technique
Daguerreotype
Dimensions
actual: 20.5 x 15.5 cm (8 1/16 x 6 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • label: verso: June 30th, 1921. Carl Nordstrom. Byrd Studio Cambridge, Mass.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Loan from the Massachusetts General Hospital Archives and Special Collections
Object Number
9.1979
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
Publication History

Melissa Banta, A Curious and Ingenious Art: Reflections on Daguerreotypes at Harvard (Iowa City, 2000), p. 66, fig. 41

Grant Romer and Brian Wallis, ed., Young America: The Daguerreotypes of Southworth & Hawes, exh. cat., Steidl (New York and Gottingen, Germany, 2005), p. 236, cat. no. 338; p. 306

Alvin L. Clark, Jr., Harvard Art Museum/ Handbook, ed. Stephan Wolohojian, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), ill. p. 147

Exhibition History

Young America: The Daguerreotypes of Southworth and Hawes, Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, 01/28/2006 - 04/09/2006; International Center of Photography, New York, 06/17/2005 - 09/04/2005; George Eastman House/International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, 10/01/2005 - 01/08/2006

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted