Aunt Tillie Saterwhite

Unknown American, American


about 1860

Daguerreotype, sixth plate, housed in a half leather case

Overall: 3 11/16 × 3 1/4 × 3/8 in. (9.3 × 8.2 × 0.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Katharine T. and Merrill G. Beede 1929 Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in graphite, on paper formerly encased with image: Aunt Tillie Saterwhile / on mother's side. She of / Cherokee blood.

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.


Cowan Auctions, Inc., American History Sale, lot 17, June 13, 2014, Cincinnati, Ohio, sold to Michael Mattis and Judy Hochberg, Scarsdale, New York; on consignment to Gregory French, Early Photography, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 2016.

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