- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
William H. Mumler, American (Boston 1832 - 1884 Boston)
Commander William B. Cushing
- Commander William B. Cushing (1843-1874) [with ghost image]
- Work Type
- photograph, carte-de-visite
- c. 1870
- Creation Place: North America, United States, Massachusetts, Boston
- Physical Descriptions
- Albumen silver print
- image: 9.5 x 5.6 cm (3 3/4 x 2 3/16 in.)
mount: 10.6 x 6.3 cm (4 3/16 x 2 1/2 in.)
- Inscriptions and Marks
stamp: verso, center, pre-printed mount: Specialty by Mumler.
170 West Springfield St.
stamp: verso, center: Harvard College Library
The Bequest of Evert Jansen Wendell
- inscription: verso, top center, pencil: Col. Cushing
- inscription: verso, top along right side, pen: Cushing, Col
- inscription: verso, top along left side, pencil: 587
- stamp: verso, center, pre-printed mount: Specialty by Mumler.
- 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
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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- Exhibition History
HAA 10 Survey Course (S421): The Western Tradition: Art Since the Renaissance (Fall 08 Rotation 1), Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/13/2008 - 10/19/2008
A History of Photography, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/03/2015 - 01/03/2016
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