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Mandarin with Family

Artist:
Milton M. Miller (American, active China, 1830–1899)
Date:
1860–1863
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 8 3/16 × 11 1/8 in. (20.8 × 28.2 cm)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, Robert Rosenkranz Gift, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.494.57
Not on view
Signature: Manuscript titles on mounts
Full brown morocco (becoming unbound)
Inscribed on guard page "1871"

Inscription: Inscribed in black ink on caption label affixed mount recto, BC: "Mandarin with Family";
inscribed in pencil on print, verso BL: “No. 191 Mandarin Mother & Children // Canton // 54 [upside down]”
(sold Sotheby's Parke Bernet, Lot 124, May 8, 1979); Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

Hung, Wu. Brush & Shutter : Early Photography in China. Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2011. p. 73, fig. fig. 5.



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