William Langenheim (American, born Germany, Schöningen 1807–1874)
Image: 12.4 x 9.2 cm (4 7/8 x 3 5/8 in.) Case: 1.6 x 15.1 x 12.1 cm (5/8 x 5 15/16 x 4 3/4 in.)
Gilman Collection, Gift of The Howard Gilman Foundation, 2005
Not on view
Langenheim Family; [Rinhart Galleries, Inc., Colebrook, Connecticut]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, August 4, 1983
Frederick Douglas Langenheim was William's son. F.D. was the eldest of three children born before the death of his mother, Sophia Langenheim, within a few years of her marriage to William in 1846. Ellen N. Lawson's documents, currently housed in the Oberlin College Archives, indicate F.D.'s dates as 1849-1939.