Portrait of a Boy Holding a Hat

Unknown American, American


about 1850-1855

Daguerreotype, sixth plate

Image: 2 3/4 × 2 3/8 in. (7 × 6 cm)

Frame: 3 9/16 × 3 1/8 in. (9 × 8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Phyllis and Bertram Geller 1937 Memorial Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Stamped, on reverse of plate [manufacturer of plate]: SCOVILLS MFG Co EXTRA

Course History

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


A dealer in Texas, sold to Dennis A. Waters Fine Daguerreotypes, Exeter, New Hampshire, April 2019; sold to present collection, 2019.

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