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[Barefoot Monk in Robe in Contemplation, Seated beside Table with Books, Crucifix, and Skull]

Artist:
Unknown (French)
Date:
1850s
Medium:
Daguerreotype
Dimensions:
Image: 6.9 x 5.6 cm (2 11/16 x 2 3/16 in.) Mount: 8.3 x 7 cm (3 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.) Frame: 9.4 x 8.1 cm (3 11/16 x 3 3/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Fund, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 2010
Accession Number:
2010.14
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in hand of Peter Mustardo, independent conservator, in pencil on backing board of resealed daguerreotype: "Electroplated // No Hallmark // Actual Size 2 1/2 x 2 7/8" // resealed // 11/88"
Herbert Mitchell, New York; [Thomas Harris, New York]

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