Exhibitions/ Art Object

Boys Behind a Science Experiment

Artist:
Unknown (British)
Date:
late 1850s
Medium:
Ambrotype
Dimensions:
visible: 5.6 x 6.9 cm (2 3/16 x 2 11/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
The Rubel Collection, Purchase, Richard and Ronay Menschel Gift, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.382.50
Not on view
Inscription: Backed with printed entrance ticket: "Severn Street British School Christmas Tea Meeting"
William Rubel; [Hans P. Kraus, Jr. Fine Photography, New York]

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. "The History of Photography from California Collections," January 1, 1989–February 1, 1989.

Daniel, Malcolm. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin: Inventing a New Art: Early Photographs from the Rubel Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art 56, no. 4 (Spring 1999). p. 50 & title page.



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