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His Country's Hope

Artist:
Oscar Gustav Rejlander (British, born Sweden, 1813–1875)
Date:
1850s
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Mount: 10 7/8 in. × 13 7/8 in. (27.6 × 35.2 cm) Image: 6 3/16 in. × 8 in. (15.7 × 20.3 cm)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maurice B. Sendak, 2012
Accession Number:
2013.159.47
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in ink on mount, recto BC: "His Countrys Hope."; Inscribed in pencil on mount, verso BLC: "x2741"
[...]; [William Schaeffer, Connecticut]; [Hans P. Kraus Jr. Fine Photographs, New York, sold to Sendak on January 28, 1997]; Maurice Sendak

Spencer, Stephanie. "O.G. Rejlander: Photography as Art." PhD diss., UMI Research Press, 1985. 76.



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