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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2010.75
People
Mathew B. Brady & Studio, American (Warren County, New York active 1844 - 1895 New York, New York)
Brady's National Portrait Gallery, American (1860-1894)
Anthony & Co., American (active 1862-1901)
Colonel Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth
Title
Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth (1837-1861)
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph, carte-de-visite
Date
1861
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Location
Level 3, Room 3600, University Research Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Technique
Albumen silver print
Dimensions
image: 8.5 x 5.3 cm (3 3/8 x 2 1/16 in.)
mount: 10.3 x 6.2 cm (4 1/16 x 2 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: recto, on vintage mount below image, pre-printed mount: Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth [over] Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1861, by M.B. Brady, in the Clerk's office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York.
  • inscription: recto, lower left corner, inscribed in negative?: Brady [over] NY. [encircled]
Provenance
Evert Janesen Wendell, bequest; to Harvard Univeristy, 1918
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
2010.75
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Mazie Harris, Paper Promises: Early American Photography, exh. cat., Getty Trust Publications (Los Angeles, 2018), p. 217, fig. 45

Exhibition History

Winslow Homer: Eyewitness, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/31/2019 - 01/05/2020

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