Attributed to Carleton E. Watkins (American, 1829–1916)
ca. 1872, printed ca. 1876
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Gift of Carole and Irwin Lainoff, Ruth P. Lasser and Joseph R. Lasser, Mr. and Mrs. John T. Marvin, Martin E. and Joan Messinger, Richard L. Yett and Sheri and Paul Siegel, 1986
Not on view
Album presented to Ambroise-Bernard Sompayrac by his older brother, Charles Emile Sompayrac (1813–1878), sister-in-law, Marie Clarisse Prudhomme (1813–1904), and their daughters, Clarisse B. and Helena H.; [...]; [Armand Trampitsch, bookseller, Paris]; [Peter Hastings Falk / 521 Vintage Photographic Art Group, Ltd., New York]; Lasser et al. (purchased 1982)
The Sompayracs were a French-American plantation family based in Louisiana.