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[Man in Bottle]

John C. Higgins (American, active 1880s–90s)

Date:
ca. 1888
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 13.5 x 10 cm (5 5/16 x 3 15/16 in.) Mount: 16.4 x 10.6 cm (6 7/16 x 4 3/16 in.) Frame: 35.6 x 27.9 cm (14 x 11 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, Susan and Thomas Dunn Gift, 2011
Accession Number:
2011.199
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Photographer's letterpress imprint on mount, recto BL to BR: "Higgins Cabinet // Portraits [in a painter's pallet with brush] Bath, ME."; stylized imprint on mount, verso C [sideways]: "J.C. Higgins & Son. // Photographers. // 138 Front St. STREET FLOOR STUDIO. // BATH, ME."; imprint on mount verso BL [within a decorative frame]: "Landscapes // A // Speciality."

  • Provenance

    [Thomas Harris, New York]

296297

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