James B. Beach of Litchfield, Connecticut

Augustus Washington, American, 1820/21 - 1875

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before 1853

Sixth plate Daguerreotype

Overall: 3 11/16 × 3 3/16 × 7/16 in. (9.3 × 8.1 × 1.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Katharine T. and Merrill G. Beede 1929 Fund and a gift in memory of Angus Russell, Class of 1952, and in honor of his classmates

2013.64.1

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

19th century

Object Name

Photograph

Research Area

Photograph

Not on view

Course History

ARTH 41.04, European Art 1850-1900, Allan Doyle, Spring 2019

ARTH 41.04, European Art 1850-1900, Allan Doyle, Spring 2019

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

Exhibition History

American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26-July 21, 2019.

Publication History

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 119, ill. plate no. 50.

Provenance

Greg French Early Photography, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 2013.

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