Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Joseph C. G. Kennedy, Superintendent of the Census

Artist:
Mathew B. Brady (American, born Ireland, 1823?–1896 New York)
Date:
ca. 1857
Medium:
Salted paper print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 22.5 x 15.9 cm (8 7/8 x 6 1/4 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.312
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in ink, verso TL: "8" or "B"; inscribed in pencil, verso TL to TR: "Kennedy Superintendant // of the census"; inscribed in pencil, verso BL to BR: "A rare salt print found among // various portraits from the Brady Studio // FH Meserve"
Frederick Hill Meserve Collection; [Paul Katz, North Bennington, Vermont]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, May 1, 1983

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Johnson Gallery, Selections from the Collection 48".

Palais de Tokyo, Paris. "Procédés, Procédés," October 7, 1987–November 30, 1987.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Beyond the Edges: An Insider's Look at Early Photographs," October 9, 1998–February 14, 1999.

Apraxine, Pierre. Photographs from the Collection of the Gilman Paper Company. Reeds Springs, Mo.: White Oak Press, 1985. pl. 86.



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