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Oscar Wilde

Artist:
Napoleon Sarony (American (born Canada), Quebec 1821–1896 New York)
Date:
1882
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 12 in. × 7 1/4 in. (30.5 × 18.4 cm) Mount: 12 15/16 × 7 3/8 in. (32.8 × 18.8 cm)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee Gift, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.828
Not on view
Signature: Label on verso

Inscription: inscribed in negative, recto BR: "23""; stamped in golden ink on mount, recto BL: "Sarony"; printed in golden letters on mount, recto BC: "OSCAR WILDE. // copyright 1882, by N. Sarony. // NEW YORK."; inscribed in black ink on label affixed to mount, verso TC: " Oscar Wilde // 1854 - 1900 // Irish author // HENRY Y. PORTER {stamped]"
[Paul Katz, North Bennington, Vermont, January 27, 1987]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

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