Studio Portrait of Two Boys (possibly twins)

Abraham Couturier, American (born Canada), 1863 - unknown
A. Couturier, Berlin, New Hampshire, American, 19th century


about 1896

Albumen print mounted on gold-edged board

Image: 5 1/2 × 3 15/16 in. (14 × 10 cm)

Mount: 6 7/16 × 4 3/16 in. (16.4 × 10.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Jon Gilbert Fox



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Printed, in brown ink, on mount, lower center: [within paint palette with brushes] FINEST / FINISH; printed, in brown ink, on mount, lower left: A. COURTURIER,; printed, in brown ink, on mount, lower right: MAIN STREET, / BERLIN, N. H.; printed, in brown ink, on mount reverse: [border with elongated vine and floral design; center motif around artist name, with camera and shield with calligraphic C; inscribed, in graphite, on mount reverse, upper center: JE / 3- / Twins; printed, in brown ink, on mount reverse, center: A. COURTURIER, / Photo. Artist. / 1896.; printed, in brown ink, on mount reverse, lower center: THE NEGATIVE FROM WHICH THIS PHOTOGRAPH WAS PRINTED / IS PRESERVED FOR FUTURE ORDERS

Course History

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


Jon Gilbert Fox, Hanover, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 2019.

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