Anson Burlingame and Chinese Embassy

Mathew B. Brady, American, 1823 - 1896

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about 1863-1868

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

183.3.121

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

19th century

Object Name

Photograph

Research Area

Photograph

Not on view

Inscriptions

Inscribed, on obverse, in graphite, lower center: Burlingame & / Chinese Embassy; inscribed, on reverse, in ink, center: BRADY'S / NATIONAL / Photographic Portrait / Galleries / Broadway & Tenth Street / NEW YORK / 352 Pennsylvania Avenue / Washington / D.C.

Provenance

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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