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[Man]

Artist:
C. C. Harrison (American, active 1850s)
Date:
before 1846
Medium:
Daguerreotype
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.786
Not on view
Signature: Original Harrison label attached to verso of frame
Rinhart Galleries, Inc., 01/01/93; Gilman Paper Company Collection

This is the only known Daguerreotype by Harrison; his work known until now through references in literature. Considered to be one of the most important Daguerreotypists. This piece is in its original period frame with the original Harrison label attached, giving his address before 1846.
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