Chang Woo Gow, The Chinese Giant

Richard A. Lewis, American, 1821 - 1891 (born England)


about 1859-1869

Carte de visite

Overall: 4 × 2 1/2 in. (10.2 × 6.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. George Pettengill Jr., in memory of her sons, George Tilford Pettengill, III (1909-1944), Class of 1932 and William Van Horne Pettengill (1914-1952), Class of 1937



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, on obverse, in ink, upper center: Chang the Giant; inscribed, on reverse, in ink, center: R. A. Lewis, 160 Chatham Street, New York. 1864-1867.

Course History

ARTH 48.02, History of Photography, Katie Hornstein, Winter 2020


Collected by Elizabeth Adams Hill (1839-1902) and Charles Eugene Hill (1831-1884) in China, 1860s; acquired by Leila Price Pettengill (1887-1977), Washington, D.C., date unknown; given to present collection, 1983.

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