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W. P. and Frederick David Langenheim

Photography Studio:
W. & F. Langenheim (American, active 1843–1874)
Artist:
William Langenheim (American, born Germany, Schöningen 1807–1874)
Date:
ca. 1856
Medium:
Daguerreotype
Dimensions:
Image: 5.7 x 4.4 cm (2 1/4 x 1 3/4 in.) Case: 1.6 x 12.1 x 9.5 cm (5/8 x 4 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Gift of The Howard Gilman Foundation, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.236
Not on view
Inscription: Printed on the steroscopic board: MASCHER'S IMPROVED STEREOSCOPE//PHILADA//PATENT//MARCH 8th 1852. Printed on the case interior, beneath the board: FROM THE//PHOTOGRAPHIC ACADEMY//188 Chestnut Street below 8th, South Street, opposite//MASONIC HALL,//PHILADELPHIA//Stereoscope, Daguerreotype, and all other kind//of photographic pictures, taken in the best style.//W. LANGENHEIM, JOHN A. WIMER.
Langenheim Family; [Rinhart Galleries, Inc., Colebrook, Connecticut]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, August 4, 1983

Lawson, Ellen NiKenzie. The Brothers Langenheim: Fathers of Modern Photography 13, no. 10 (Fall 1987). p. 19.



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