[Man in Bottle]

Artist:
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
Not on view
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."
[Thomas Harris, New York]

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop," October 10, 2012–January 27, 2013.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop," October 10, 2012–January 27, 2013.

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. "Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop," February 17, 2013–May 5, 2013.

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. "Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop," February 17, 2013–May 5, 2013.

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. "Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop," June 2, 2013–August 25, 2013.

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. "Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop," June 2, 2013–August 25, 2013.

Fineman, Mia. Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012. no. 116, pp. 121, 236.