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Amelia Van Buren

Artist:
Thomas Eakins (American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1844–1916 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date:
late 1880s
Medium:
Platinum print
Dimensions:
21.0 x 16.9 cm (8 1/4 x 6 5/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
David Hunter McAlpin Fund, 1943
Accession Number:
43.87.16
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in ink by Hyatt Mayor on slip of paper with object (removed to object file), recto: "Miss Van Buren//Eakens[sic] said she was one of his best pupils and she//like many of his most talented//pupils had their careers//terminated by death, disease//or forsed[sic] into other channels//photo by Eakins"; verso: "Miss Van Buren"
[...]; [Charles Bregler, Philadelphia]

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Four Victorian Photographers," November 16, 1967–January 1, 1968.

Hendricks, Gordon. The Photographs of Thomas Eakins. New York: Grossman Publishers, 1972. no. 176.

Rosenblum, Naomi. A World History of Photography. 1st ed. New York: Abbeville Press, 1984. no. 297.



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