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Untitled (Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy)

A work made of daguerreotype.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of daguerreotype.

Date:

1847

Artist:

John Plumbe
American, born Wales, 1809-1857

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

John Plumbe, Jr.

Title

Untitled (Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy)

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1847

Medium

Daguerreotype

Dimensions

Plate, approx: 8.2 × 7 cm (3 1/4 × 2 13/16 in.); Image, sight: 6.5 × 5.3 cm (2 9/16 × 2 1/8 in.); Open case: 9.1 × 16.1 × 0.8 cm (3 5/8 × 6 3/8 × 3/8 in.); Case: 9.3 × 8 × 1.6 cm (3 11/16 × 3 3/16 × 11/16 in.)

Credit Line

The W. Bruce and Delaney H. Lundberg Collection, purchased with funds provided by The Leonian Charitable Trust

Reference Number

2019.249

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