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[Self-Portrait with Artist's Brother]

Artist:
John Adams Whipple (American, 1822–1891)
Date:
1840s
Medium:
Daguerreotype
Dimensions:
Image: 1 7/8 × 1 7/16 in. (4.7 × 3.7 cm); visible
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.857
Not on view
Inscription: inscribed in blue ink on a tape affixed to case: [?] Grand Father Whipple // ([?] Adams) behind // him = his brother Frank // (G. Uncle to Edith L. Bales (?) // made [illegible] features"
Whipple Family Collection; [Rinhart Galleries, Inc., Colebrook, Connecticut, September 20, 1989]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

Smithsonian American Art Museum. "Secrets of the Dark Chamber: The Art of the American Daguerreotype," June 30, 1995–October 29, 1995.

Foresta, Merry A., and John Wood. Secrets of the Dark Chamber: The Art of the American Daguerreotype. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian American Art Museum, 1995. p. 140.



Brother is Frank
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