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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2010.91
People
William H. Mumler, American (Boston 1832 - 1884 Boston)
Commander William B. Cushing
Title
Commander William B. Cushing (1843-1874) [with ghost image]
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
carte-de-visite, photograph
Date
c. 1870
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, Massachusetts, Boston
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Albumen silver print
Dimensions
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.
    Boston, Mass.
  • stamp: verso, center: Harvard College Library
    From
    The Bequest of Evert Jansen Wendell
    1918
  • inscription: verso, top center, pencil: Col. Cushing
  • inscription: verso, top along right side, pen: Cushing, Col
  • inscription: verso, top along left side, pencil: 587
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
2010.91
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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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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