Brass mat, stamped, lower left: A. WASHINGTON; stamped, lower right: 136 MAIN ST. / HARTFORD; case, embossed, on reverse [in oval]: WASHINGTON / 136 / GALLERY / MAIN ST. / HARTFORD; accompanying slip of paper, inscribed, in graphite: L. / Mary P. / Booth; R. / Anne / Elizabeth J. / Turpin [squeezed in ] / Allen
ARTH 48.08, The Photographic Medium, Allan Doyle, Winter 2019
SART 29, Photography I, Christina Seely, Spring 2019
ARTH 48.02, History of Photography, Katie Hornstein, Winter 2020
HIST 7.32, Civil War Photographs, Robert Bonner, Winter 2022
WRIT 5.05, Photographic Representations, Amanda Wetsel, Fall 2022
WRIT 5.06, Photographic Representations, Amanda Wetsel, Fall 2022
American Works on Paper to 1950: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-December 9, 2007.
Augustus Washington, African American Daguerreotypist, Gene Y. Kim Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 2006.
Barbara J. MacAdam, Recent Alumni Gifts Represent Dartmouth Artists Augustus Washington and Paul Sample, Hood Museum of Art Quarterly, No. 16, Summer 2006, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College.
Annual Report 2005-6, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2006, ill. p.12.
Unidentified Ohio dealer found the image in Painesville, Lake County, Ohio, along with other images including some identified as Eli Booth and a couple more identified as Mary Booth (said to have come from an old hotel); (the 1870 census for Mauch Chuck, Pennsylvania lists a Hotel Keeper Elias Booth and his wife Mary P. Booth, born Connecticut and at the corresponding age for Mary P. Turpin in 1860 Census); sold to Walt Plunkett, Tuscon, Arizona (dealer); sold via e-bay to Andrew Lewin, Scarsdale, New York, 2005; given to present collection, 2005.
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